- Early-onset neonatal infection occurs within 72 hours of birth
- Causes the death of one in four babies who are diagnosed, even when they are given antibiotics
- Nice's recommendations have now urged medical staff to treat infected babies within an hour of diagnosis
- The watchdog also says antibiotics should be used appropriately to avoid the development of bacterial resistance to treatment.
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