Database(s): EMBASE 1980 to 2010 Week 45

Search Strategy: ANBIOT_Q3-4_invest_P_I_embase_121110

#Searches
1NEWBORN SEPSIS/
2(early adj2 neonatal sepsis).ti,ab.
3(early adj2 neonatal septic?emi$).ti,ab.
4(ENS or EOGBS).ti,ab.
5or/2–4
6exp BACTERIAL INFECTION/
7STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE/or STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES/
8GROUP A STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION/or GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION/
9and/7–8
10“group A streptococc$”.ti,ab.
11GBS.ti,ab.
12“group B streptococc$”.ti,ab.
13streptococc$.ti,ab.
14(methicillin adj2 resistant staphylococcus aureus).ti,ab.
15MRSA.ti,ab.
16staphylococc$.ti,ab.
17exp ESCHERICHIA COLI/
18“e coli”.ti,ab.
19exp KLEBSIELLA/
20klebsiell$.ti,ab.
21exp PSEUDOMONAS/
22pseudomon$.ti,ab.
23exp ENTEROBACTERIACEAE/
24enterobacteri$.ti,ab.
25exp LISTERIA/
26listeri$.ti,ab.
27exp HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE/
28h?emophilus influenz$.ti,ab.
29or/6,9–28
30NEWBORN/
31(newborn$ or neonate$).ti,ab.
32or/30–31
33and/29,32
34or/1,5,33
35C REACTIVE PROTEIN/
36((c reactive or c?reactive) adj3 protein$).ti,ab.
37CRP.ti,ab.
38or/35–37
39PROCALCITONIN/
40(procalcitonin$ or calcitonin precursor$ or PCT).ti,ab.
41or/39–40
42INTERLEUKIN 1BETA/or INTERLEUKIN 6/or INTERLEUKIN 8/
43(interleukin$ or IL 1$ or IL?1$ or IL 6 or IL?6 or IL 8 or IL?8).ti,ab.
44or/42–43
45exp CYTOKINE/
46cytokine$.ti,ab.
47or/45–46
48ACUTE PHASE RESPONSE/
49((acute phase or acute?phase) adj3 (reaction$ or response$)).ti,ab.
50or/48–49
51exp LEUKOCYTE COUNT/
52(white adj3 (cell$ or blood) adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$)).ti,ab.
53((WBC or leu#ocyt$) adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$)).ti,ab.
54exp LYMPHOCYTE COUNT/
55((eosinophil$ or basophil$ or lymphocyt$ or monocyt$ or macrophag$ or dendrit$) adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$)).ti,ab.
56NEUTROPHIL COUNT/
57((neutrophil$ or PMN$ or granulocyt$) adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$ or immatur$ or matur$ or age$ or band$ or shift$)).ti,ab.
58IT ratio$.ti,ab.
59or/51–58
60THROMBOCYTE COUNT/
61((platelet$ or thrombocyt$) adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$)).ti,ab.
62or/60–61
63BUFFY COAT/
64(buffy coat adj3 (exam$ or analys$)).ti,ab.
65or/63–64
66exp BLOOD CELL COUNT/
67((full or complete) adj3 blood adj3 (count$ or number$ or differential$ or ratio$)).ti,ab.
68(FBC or CBC).ti,ab.
69or/66–68
70BACTERIUM CULTURE/or exp MICROBIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION/
71exp SKIN/or exp EAR/or UMBILICUS/or exp UMBILICAL CORD/or exp RECTUM/or AXILLA/or exp INGUINAL REGION/or exp EYE/
72and/70–71
73NOSE SMEAR/or THROAT CULTURE/
74(surface adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
75((skin or epidermal or dermal) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
76((nose or nasal) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
77((ear or pinnal) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
78((eye or ocular) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
79((rectum or rectal) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
80((umbilic$ or peri umbilic$ or peri?umbilic$) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
81((axilla$ or oxter or armpit or underarm) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
82((groin or inguinal) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
83((throat or pharyn$) adj3 (swab$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
84or/72–83
85GASTRIC SUCTION/
86(gastric adj3 (aspirat$ or suction$)).ti,ab.
87or/85–86
88URINALYSIS/
89exp BLADDER CATHETERIZATION/
90(urinalys$ or (urin$ adj3 (analys$ or test$))).ti,ab.
91((urin$ or ureth$ or suprapubic$ or bladder$) adj3 (microscop$ or culture$ or collect$ or catheter$ or aspirat$ or dipslide$ or dip?slide$)).ti,ab.
92BACTERIURIA/or PYURIA/
93(bacteriuri$ or pyuri$).ti,ab.
94TEST STRIP/
95((test or reagent) adj3 (strip$ or kit$)).ti,ab.
96(dipstick$ or dip?stick$).ti,ab.
97or/94–96
98URINE/
99urin$.ti,ab.
100or/88,98–99
101and/97,100
102or/88–93,101
103LUMBAR PUNCTURE/
104CEREBROSPINAL FLUID/
105((lumbar or spinal) adj3 (punctur$ or tap$ or drain$)).ti,ab.
106((cerebrospinal fluid$ or cerebro spinal fluid$ or spinal fluid$ or CSF) adj3 (exam$ or analys$ or test$ or culture$)).ti,ab.
107or/103–106
108(rapid adj3 (test$ or detect$ or assay$ or diagnos$)).ti,ab.
109POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION/
110(polymerase chain reaction$ or PCR).ti,ab.
111exp IMMUNOASSAY/
112optical immunoassay$.ti,ab.
113or/108–112
114PLASMA VISCOSITY/
115plasma viscosit$.ti,ab.
116or/114–115
117exp THORAX RADIOGRAPHY/
118((chest or thoracic or thorax) adj3 (x ray or x?ray or radiograph$)).ti,ab.
119or/117–118
120MANNOSE BINDING LECTIN/or MANNOSE BINDING PROTEIN/
121(mannose$ adj (binding or specific) adj (lectin$ or collectin$ or protein$)).ti,ab.
122or/120–121
123or/38,41,44,47,50,59,62,65,69,84,87,102,107,113,116,119,122
124BLOOD CULTURE/
125(blood adj3 culture$).ti,ab.
126or/124–125
127and/123,126
128and/34,127
129limit 128 to english language

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

Cover of Antibiotics for Early-Onset Neonatal Infection
Antibiotics for Early-Onset Neonatal Infection: Antibiotics for the Prevention and Treatment of Early-Onset Neonatal Infection.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 149.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2012 Aug.
Copyright © 2012, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health.

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