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Risk factors for neonatal infection

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Risk factors for neonatal infection are similar regardless of the infection, although there are some factors specific to particular infection. They include:

  • maternal infection; particularly, colonisation with organisms such as group B streptococcus
  • prolonged rupture of membranes
  • low birth weight
  • premature labour

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