Interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of term newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

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OBJECTIVES To determine plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). STUDY DESIGN A controlled, prospective study of 20 control neonates, 19 term newborn infants presenting with sepsis and no meningitis, and 19 asphyxiated term newborn infants… (More)

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@article{Silveira2003Interleukin6AT, title={Interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of term newborn infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.}, author={Rita de C{\'a}ssia Santos Silveira and Renato Soibelmann Procianoy}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={2003}, volume={143 5}, pages={625-9} }