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Neonatal Sepsis Surveillance

The objective of this statewide surveillance program was to determine whether adoption of the perinatal antibiotic prophylaxis program to reduce the incidence of early-onset group B streptococcal disease would affect the incidence and antibiotic susceptibilities of other organisms causing sepsis and meningitis in Connecticut.

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RS Baltimore, SM Huie, JI Meek, A Schuchat, KL O'Brien. Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis in the Era of Group B Streptococcal Prevention. Pediatrics. 2001 Nov;108(5): 1094-8