Neonatal sepsis

Angelica Dessì, Chiara Pravettoni, Giovanni Ottonello, Francesca Birocchi, Francesca Cioglia, Vassilios Fanos


In this paper on neonatal sepsis, after a short presentation of etiopathogenesis and physiopathology, we will briefly present the clinical picture, the diagnosis and the therapy.

Concerning diagnosis, we will focus our attention on procalcitonin (PCT), serum amyloid A (SAA), presepsin (sCD14) and metabolomics. Three practical tables complete the review.


Proceedings of the International Course on Perinatal Pathology (part of the 10th International Workshop on Neonatology · October 22nd-25th, 2014) · Cagliari (Italy) · October 25th, 2014 · The role of the clinical pathological dialogue in problem solving

Guest Editors: Gavino Faa, Vassilios Fanos, Peter Van Eyken


sepsis; newborn; diagnosis; therapy; presepsin; metabolomics

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