TABLE 3

Neonatal Outcomes for NICU Admissions

NICU Admissions (N = 78), n (%)
Asymptomatic59 (76)
 Elevated hsCRP21 (27)
 Elevated WBC/bandemia10 (13)
 Elevated hsCRP/elevated WBC/bandemia16 (21)
 Positive blood culture12 (15)
Presenting clinical symptom19 (24)
 Respiratory distress9 (12)
 Poor feeding7 (9)
 Hypotonia1 (1)
 Hypoglycemia1 (1)
 Temperature instability1 (1)
Blood culture
 Negative64 (82)
 Positive12 (15)
  E coli5
  Enterococcus7
Treated for sepsis59 (76)
 Culture-positive sepsis12 (15)
Days of antibioticsa7 (5–7)
Lumbar puncture32 (41)
  • a Median (25th–75th percentile).