Neonatal sepsis is the most challenging neonatal disease in developing countries despite the progress in the neonatal management. The aim of the study is to demonstrate the most common organisms causing severe neonatal sepsis in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit. The study conducted in the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) unit of pediatric department in Suez Canal University Hospital in the period from December 2013 to November 2014.Blood cultures showed the growth of Escherichia coli (40 %), Staphylococcus aureus (27 %), Klebsiella (20 %), and Pseudomonas (13 %). Escherichia coli is the most common quarantine in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit.
Neonatal sepsis, microbe, intensive care unit