Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(4):495-499.
Published online April 30, 1989.
Sepsis Associated with Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Neonates.
Jae Won Huh, Jo Sam Koo, Yun Joo Cheung
Department of Pediatrics, Kosin Medical College, Gospel Hospital, Busan, Korea
신생아에서 Total Parenteral Nutrition과 패혈증에 관한 고찰
허재원, 구조삼, 정윤주
고신의대 의학부 소아과학교실
Received: 31 August 1988   • Accepted: 27 October 1988
The retrospective study was performed on the 33 neonates with TPN admitted to the nursery of Gospel Hospital of Kosin medical college between January 1985 and Jun 1987. 1) The incidence of sepsis during TPN was 27% and it was related only to the duration of TPN received for more than 7 days. 2) Major organisms were S. epidermids (30%), Enterobacter cloacae (20%). 3) Major causes of taking TPN were suspected NEC (45%), pulmonary disorder (15%) and chr. diarrhea (12%).
Key Words: Total parenteral nutrition, Neonatal sepsis

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