Late use of Surfactant in Neonatal Pneumonia

Author(s): Muhammad Zaid Hamid, Hussain, Azka Feroz, Kyle, Damron, Liaqat Hayat, Khan, Asif Z Khattak

This case report presents a neonate born at 25+5 weeks of gestation suffering from Klebsiella pneumoniae Pneumonia during the third week of life resulting in an exacerbation of underlying respiratory distress syndrome. Surfactant was given on the 29th day of life on a compassionate basis yielding significant respiratory improvement.