International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


Factors Affecting Neonatal Sepsis in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Perinatology of Wangaya General Regional Denpasar Hospital

Fediah Chia Iskandar | I Wayan Bikin Suryawan [4]


Abstract: BACKGROUND: Neonatal sepsis is an important cause of mortality and morbidity both in developed and developing countries. Delays in the identification and treatment of neonatal sepsis are among the main contributors to the high mortality. OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk factors of neonatal sepsis in NICU and perinatology in Wangaya General Regional Denpasar Hospital. METHODS: An analytic study with a case control was obtained in Wangaya General Regional Hospital. The subjects were inpatient babies in the Perinatology ward and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and was born in Wangaya Regional Public Hospital, Denpasar city from 01 September 2017 to 30 May 2019. There were 58 samples that match to the inclusion and exclusion criteria in each group. Consecutive sampling and gender matching were performed for the subjects selection. The data of risk factors and neonatal sepsis were collected from the medical record. Statistical analyses included McNemar and logistic regression using SPSS v21 software with p


Keywords: APGAR score, intra partum fever, low birth weight, neonatal sepsis, prematurity


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,


Pages: 1539 - 1542



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