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[Correspondence] Simplified antibiotic regimens for neonatal sepsis—AFRINEST

The AFRINEST report (May 2, p 1767)1 about simplified antibiotic regimens for the treatment of neonates with serious bacterial infections is a commendable effort towards seeking a simple and cheap regimen for disease management in resource-limited settings. However, extrapolation of these results without contemporary aetiological data warrants caution for several reasons.