Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 3 Issue 10

Neonatal Nosocomial Pseudomonas Sepsis Presenting as a Leukemoid Reaction

Gerald H Katzman*

Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University, USA

*Corresponding Author: Gerald H Katzman, Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University, USA.

Received: August 19, 2022; Published: September 27, 2022


Pseudomonas sepsis has been a significant problem in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) for a number of years [1-5]. Mortality from this organism has been very common, particularly in low birth weight new borns [1,2]. This case report deals with the successful treatment of a clinically asymptomatic new born whose only apparent initial manifestation of sepsis was a leukemoid reaction noted on a routine complete blood count.

Keywords: Neonatal; Nosocomial; Pseudomonas aeruginosa Sepsis Leukemoid Reaction; Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy


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Citation: Gerald H Katzman. “Neonatal Nosocomial Pseudomonas Sepsis Presenting as a Leukemoid Reaction". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.10 (2022): 27-30.

Copyright: © 2022 Gerald H Katzman. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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