Neonatal Sepsis: Understanding the Silent Threat to Newborns

Author(s): Pfueller Caspar

Neonatal sepsis is a life-threatening condition characterized by a systemic infection in newborn infants during the first 28 days of life. It is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in developing countries. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of neonatal sepsis, including its causes, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and preventive measures.