Kadalraja Raghavan

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BACKGROUND Abdominal distension and bile stained aspirates are common in high-risk neonates under phototherapy (PT). OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of ileus and related risk factors in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) neonates who did/did not receive PT. DESIGN/METHODS Retrospective detailed analysis of data on 52 consecutive ELBW neonatal(More)
Out of 200 cases of septicemia in children (age group 0-14 years), 111 had positive C-Reactive Protein (CRP > 12 mg/l) and 84 were buffy coat smear positive. Blood culture was positive in 98 cases, with predominant organism being Klebsiella pneumoniae, followed by Staphylococcus aureus. CRP test showed 100% sensitivity and 87.3% specificity, while buffy(More)
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