Hypocomplementemia and leukocytosis in diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.

@article{Robson1992HypocomplementemiaAL,
  title={Hypocomplementemia and leukocytosis in diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.},
  author={William Lane M Robson and A. K. Leung and Gordon Hilton Fick and Aaron McKenna},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1992},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={296-9}
}
Sixty-eight children with diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS) were retrospectively examined to assess clinical variables associated with the combination of leukocytosis and hypocomplementemia. There was a statistically significant association between the white blood cell count (WBC) and the level of the third component of the complement system (C3). Children with both a low C3 and a high WBC were significantly younger and required hospitalization for a significantly longer… CONTINUE READING

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