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    • Neonatal septicaemia in the neonatal care unit, Al-Anbar governorate, Iraq 

      Al Zwaini, E.J.K. (‎2002)‎
      Neonatal septicaemia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. We studied 118 neonates admitted to the main referral hospital in Al-Anbar with positive blood cultures. The incidence of neonatal septicaemia for babies born at this hospital was 9.2 per 1000 live births, and mortality was 28%. Staphylococcus aureus [‎39%]‎, Klebsiella pneumoniae [‎30%]‎ and Escherichia coli [‎21%]‎ constituted 90% of all isolates. The isolates showed in vitro susceptibility to cefotaxime, chloramphenicol and gentamicin, but resistance to more ...
    • Risk factors for neonatal intensive care unit admission in Amman, Jordan 

      Quinn, C.E.; Sivasubramaniam, P.; Belevins, M.; Al Hajajra, A.; Znait, A.Taleb; Bulos, N.Khuri; Faoyri, S.; Halasa, N. (‎2016)‎
      A better understanding of risk factors for neonatal intensive care unit [‎NICU]‎admission can inform interventions to improve neonatal survival.This study aimed to describe a population of newborns admitted to a NICU in Amman Jordan,and compare them with newborns discharged to home.Newborns born within 96 hours at Al-Bashir Hospital were enrolled from February 2010 to June 2011.Demographic and clinical data were collected for mothers and newborns.Of 5466 enrolled neonates,373 [‎6.8%]‎were admitted to the NICU.The median gestational age of NICU infants ...