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What do I need to know about caring for an infant with neonatal sepsis?

If you suspect your infant may have neonatal sepsis, the most important thing you can do is call your doctor. Early treatment with antibiotics is the primary remedy for the disease. Other than that, you can practice general techniques for limiting infection, such as hand washing.

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