Mas Wishnuwardhana, Thomas Harry Adoe, Karina Mastitianing, Omar Indratno, Dina Siti Daliyanti, Tri Yanti, Charles Silalahi, Siti Rahmah, Adi
Objective: This study was conducted based on incidence of neonatal sepsis which contributed to the fourth most diagnosed disease in Perinatology Department of Dr.Chasbullah Abdulmadjid Bekasi Hospital in 2017 (6.33%). Sepsis affects mortality in neonates. The authors aim to determine the percentage of risk factors for neonatal sepsis occurrence in order to intervened and reduce mortality of neonatal sepsis. Method: This research was conducted in Perinatology Department of Dr. Chasbullah Abdulmadjid Bekasi Hospital with 35 neonates in May - June 2019 who had to be observed clinically. This study is a descriptive study. Result: Based on observations of 35 sepsis infants, it was found that there were 28 infants (80%) diagnosed with early onset sepsis and 7 infants (20%) with late onset sepsis. There were 25 infants (71.4%) born in RSUD and 10 infants (28.6%) were born outside hospital. We found that 20 (57.1%) infants born at a gestational age below 36 weeks, among them most were with gestational age within 32-34 weeks, 8 (22.9%) infants. Risk Factors Early Onset Late Onset Oropharingeal Usage Yes 25 (71,4%) 5 (14,3%) Sex Male 21 (60%) 5 (14,3%) Gestational Age <36 weeks 16 (45,7%) 4 (11,4%) Birth weight Low Birth Weight 16 (45,7%) 4 (11,4%) Mother's abnormal discharge Yes 13 (37,1%) 3 (8,6%) Asphyxia Yes 16 (45,7%) 6 (17,1%) Table 1 Risk Factors of Neonatal Sepsis in Dr Chasbullah Abdulmadjid Bekasi hospital, May – June 2019 Conclusion: This study can be used as a reference in preventing the occurrence of neonatal sepsis in Dr. Chasbullah Abdulmadjid Bekasi hospital. This observation can also be used as basis for further observation.