Tetanus Neonatorum: Review of 22 cases in Al-Fatah Children Hospital, Benghazi

Original article


M Mehabresh, N Elhoni, H Gareish

Al-Fatah Children Hospital, Benghazi, Libya

JMJ Vol. 2, No. 2 (September 2002): 32-33


Clinical study is done about Tetanus Neonatorum infection in neonatal intensive care unit at AL-Fatah Children Hospital in Benghazi between the period from 1986 to end of 1996. Out of the 22 affected infants, 12 died (54%). This outbreak was related to home delivery and unvaccinated mothers.

Keywords: Tetanus Neonatorum, home delivery

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