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Thirty-five full term infants (38-41 weeks' gestation) were included in the study. Infants of mothers with complications of pregnancy, such as toxaemia, anaemia, diabetes, or hypertension were not included. All infants were fed during the first 3 hours of life and this was continued every 4 hours. Maternal glucose estimation was carried out 15 or 30 min(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) can prevent sepsis in premature newborn infants. The study group consisted of 80 preterm newborn infants, who were divided into two groups: 40 preterm newborns received IVIG prophylactically (group A) and the control group (group B, n = 40) did not receive IVIG. IVIG was(More)
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