53 Absence of Relationship between Ceruloplasmin Concentrations and Carboxyhemoglobin in Newborn Infants with Jaundice of Unknown Etiology

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The aim of this study was to find out whether an inverse relationship between ceruloplasmin (CPL) levels and bilirubin production rate could support the hypothesis that CPL has antioxidant activity in vivo protecting from possible oxidative hemolysis in the first days of life.Study subjects were 78 unselected at-term singleton newborn infants weighing >2500… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199407000-00053

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