Diagnosing Neonatal Sepsis

Before diagnosing neonatal sepsis, doctors have to look at the risk factors for infection from the mother. Dr. Majd M. Dardas, Neonatal Perinatal Physician with Center for Women and Infants at South Miami Hospital, explains the tests they use to know if the baby has neonatal sepsis, such as blood culture, complete blood count, and lumbar puncture.

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