Joyce C Chuachingco

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Phosphatidylglycerol determination has been used as an additional parameter in the evaluation of fetal lung maturity. Meconium was added to aliquot samples of amniotic fluid after phosphatidylglycerol determination. On those amniotic fluid samples without phosphatidylglycerol, phosphatidylglycerol standard and meconium were added. Two-dimensional thin-layer(More)
A 4320gm. term Caucasian male was born to a 29 year old para 1011 mother after a normal pregnancy and vaginal delivery. The Apgar score was 4 and 7 at 1 and 5 minutes. He was pale and had generalized anasarca. Initial hemoglobin (Hgb) was 4gm% Hct 12% there were 300 NRBC/100WBC. The smear showed anisocytosis poikilocytosis, polychromasia and burr cells.(More)
A 38-week postconceptional age (29-week gestational age) infant required the placement of an Ommaya reservoir following a grade IV intraventricular hemorrhage and progressive hydrocephalus. At 70 days of age, a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) culture was positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the infant was empirically treated with age-appropriate parenteral(More)
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