Aetiology of invasive bacterial infection and antimicrobial resistance in neonates in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis in line with the STROBE-NI reporting guidelines

  24 September 2019

Hospital-acquired neonatal infections and AMR are a major burden in Africa. More population-based neonatal infection studies and improved routine surveillance are needed to improve clinical care, plan health systems approaches, and address AMR. Future studies should be reported according to standardised reporting guidelines, such as STROBE-NI, to aid comparability and reduce research waste.

Further reading: The Lancet
Author(s): Uduak Okomo, Edem N K Akpalu, Kirsty Le Doare, Anna Roca, Simon Cousens, Alexander Jarde, Mike Sharland, Beate Kampmann, Joy E Lawn
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