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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 127-129

Use of IV immunoglobulin in a case with neonatal enterovirus sepsis


Department of Paediatric, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Correspondence Address:
Muzammil Hafeez
Department of Paediatric, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dubai Hospital, P. O. Box: 7272, Dubai
UAE
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HMJ.HMJ_23_18

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Enterovirus (EV) infection in the newborn period can present with non-specific symptoms or with serious and fatal complications. Mortality is essentially 100% with EV sepsis. Here, we present a case of EV sepsis, diagnosed with a positive polymerase chain reaction for EV, who recovered completely after treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin.


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