Comparison of the accuracy of neutrophil CD64 and C-reactive protein as a single test for the early detection of neonatal sepsis

@inproceedings{Choo2012ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the accuracy of neutrophil CD64 and C-reactive protein as a single test for the early detection of neonatal sepsis},
  author={Young Kwang Choo and Hyun-Seok Cho and In Bum Seo and H Lee},
  booktitle={Korean journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE Early identification of neonatal sepsis is a global issue because of limitations in diagnostic procedures. The objective of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of neutrophil CD64 and C-reactive protein (CRP) as a single test for the early detection of neonatal sepsis. METHODS A prospective study enrolled newborns with documented sepsis (n=11), clinical sepsis (n=12) and control newborns (n=14). CRP, neutrophil CD64, complete blood counts and blood culture were taken at… CONTINUE READING

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