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Late-Onset Sepsis associated with Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia


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Hello, an affectionate greeting.

I would like to know if anyone has experience with the use of Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim in newborns. In our NICU we have a blood culture which grew Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia that is sensitive to this product.


Fernando Agama C.

Unidad de Neonatología

Hospital "Dr. Enrique Garcés"


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Guest salsaedi

We had the same problems few years back. We had about 10 preter

Infants over about 4 months. All cases wrere treated successfully with I V preparationd with careful follow up of bilirubin levels

Saad alsaedi

Neonatologist, king abdulaziz university

Hosp, jeddah, saudi Arabia

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You should find these relevant.

I would not use oral antibiotics in a sick neoante. I would hunt for alternative parenteral antibiotics.

Best wishes

Keep us informed

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