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Table 1 Clinical features of 174 neonates diagnosed with EONS and enrolled into the study

From: A three year descriptive study of early onset neonatal sepsis in a refugee population on the Thailand Myanmar border

Clinical feature Number of infants* (%)
Temperature  
  >38°C 104 (59.8)
  >37.5°C on two occasions separated by at least one hour 66 (37.9)
Poor perfusion 5 (2.9)
Respiratory distress 15 (8.6)
Persisting glucose imbalance 3 (1.7)
Abdominal distension 2 (1.2)
Bilious aspirates 3 (1.7)
Blood in the stool in a baby < 72 hours of age 1 (0.6)
  1. *some babies had more than one feature hence total number is great than 174.