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"Bacterial neonatal sepsis and antibiotic resistanceAntibiotic resistance
Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria are increasing steadily worldwide in hospitals as well as in the community. These infections often have more severe outcomes than those caused by so called "sensitive" bacteria. As a consequence, they also require more expensive second-line treatments as well as a more careful and costly follow-up care for patients.
in low-income countriesLow-income countries
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countriesDeveloping country
This term is generally used to describe a nation with a low level of material well-being. Since no single definition of the term developing country is recognized internationally, the levels of development may vary widely within so-called developing countries. Some developing countries have high average standards of living.

The World Bank classifies all low- and middle-income countries as developing but notes, "The use of the term is convenient; it is not intended to imply that all economies in the group are experiencing similar development or that other economies have reached a preferred or final stage of development. Classification by income does not necessarily reflect development status".
around the world. It is not a bank in the common sense. It is made up of two unique development institutions owned by 187 member countries: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). Each institution plays a different but collaborative role in advancing the vision of inclusive and sustainable globalization. The IBRD aims to reduce poverty in middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries, while the IDA focuses on the world's poorest countries.

For operational and analytical purposes, the World Bank's main criterion for classifying economies is gross national income (GNI) per capita. Based on its annual GNI per capita, every economy is classified as low-income, middle income (lower and upper middle income) or high income.
" Huynh B.T., Padget M., Garin B., Delarocque-Astagneau E., Guillemot D., The Lancet 2016 Feb 6; 387(10018):533-4. DOI


"Colonization of extended-spectrum-β-lactamase- and NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae among pregnant women in the community in a low-income country: a potential reservoir for transmission of multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae to neonates" Chereau F., Herindrainy P., Garin B., Huynh B.T.,Randrianirina F., Padget M., Piola P., Guillemot D., Delarocque-Astagneau E., Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015;59(6):3652-5. DOI. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

"Burden of bacterial resistance among neonatal infections in low income countries: how convincing is the epidemiological evidence?" Huynh B.T., Padget M., Garin B., Herindrainy P.,Kermorvant-Duchemin E., Watier L., Guillemot D., Delarocque-Astagneau E., BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 15;15:127. DOI