Cronobacter sakazakii in Infant Food Contamination and Its Survival Strategies in Hostile Conditions
Gedif Meseret Abebe
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 08, 2020
Cronobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic foodborne pathogen that causes diseases like meningitis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and bacteremia in immunocompromised, low weight individuals, neonates, infants, and elders. Cronobacter sakazakii has the ability to persist in extremely dried foods such as powdered infant formula (PIF). Infant food contamination by this bacterium is attributed to biofilm which are microbial communities attached to biotic or abiotic surfaces using a self-produced matrix ...
Hypoglycemia in Exclusively Breastfed High-Risk Neonates - A Hospital-Based Study
Parth Patel, Palash R Gogoi, Santanu Deb, Prasenjit Paul, Sabrina Yesmin, Lima Sangla Jamir and Pramod Paharia
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: July 16, 2020
Hypoglycemia is one of the commonest metabolic problems in contemporary neonatal medicine. In the majority of healthy neonates, the frequently observed low blood glucose concentrations are not related to any significant problem and merely reflect normal processes of metabolic adaptation to extrauterine life. However, when low blood glucose levels are prolonged or recurrent, they may result in acute systemic effects and may result in neurologic sequelae....
Cutis Laxa Syndrome
Chaima Rherib, Fatima Jabourik and Abdelali Bentahila
Article Type: Image Article | First Published: July 15, 2020
18-months-old girl, the child of related parents, with no particular pathological history, presented with respiratory disorders associated with the fever and cough. On The clinical examination, the child was febrile and had respiratory distress. The respiratory rate was 60/ min, heart rate 100/min, and blood pressure 100/70 mmHg, The weight and height were 10 kg (under 2DS) and 70 cm (normal for that age) respectively the facies was particularly suggestive of cutis laxa: An early senile appearan...