Neonatal Sepsis Quiz

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Which type of neonatal sepsis occurs on day 4 or later?

Late-onset sepsis

What percentage of newborns with early-onset sepsis present within 24 hours?

85%

Which route of infection is more common for early-onset sepsis?

Ascending infection from the cervix

What is the most common age of onset for early-onset sepsis?

6 hours

Which group of neonates experience the most rapid onset of sepsis?

Premature neonates

Study Notes

Neonatal Sepsis

  • Late-onset sepsis occurs on day 4 or later
  • 75% of newborns with early-onset sepsis present within 24 hours
  • Vertical transmission (mother-to-child) is the more common route of infection for early-onset sepsis

Characteristics of Early-Onset Sepsis

  • The most common age of onset for early-onset sepsis is within 3-4 days
  • Preterm neonates experience the most rapid onset of sepsis

Test your knowledge on neonatal sepsis, a common and critical cardiac disease in pediatrics. Learn about the different categories and timing of sepsis onset. Updated information provided by medical experts.

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