Abstract

A STUDY OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF ORGANISM ISOLATED FROM NEONATAL SEPSIS PATIENTS

Author(s): G. Ramesh 1 , Anand Acharya 2 , P. Nageswar Rao 3 , V. Kesava Ram4

Neonatal sepsis is one of the major cause of neonatal death In our country. It is a clinical syndrome characterized by signs and symptoms of infection with or without accompanying bacteraemia in first month of life it in compasses various systemic infections of new born such as septicaemia, meningitis, and urinary tract infections. Present study is a retrospective study in which all the date of neonatal sepsis which has positive blood culture admitted in the NISU Department of paediatrics Konaseema institute of medical science in last one and half year between June-2014 to Nov 2015 were collected. The most common organism isolated in our study was staphylococcus aureus that is 62.5%.