Nucleated red blood cells in cord blood of singleton term neonates.

  title={Nucleated red blood cells in cord blood of singleton term neonates.},
  author={K M Hanion-Lundberg and Russell S Kirby and Sonal Gandhi and Fredrik F Broekhuizen},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={176 6},
  pages={1149-54; discussion 1154-6}
OBJECTIVE This study aims to establish normal values for nucleated red blood cells in term singletons and factors associated with their elevation. STUDY DESIGN Cord blood was prospectively collected from term singleton gestations from Feb. 1 to July 31, 1995. Umbilical vein white blood cells and nucleated red blood cells were counted and umbilical arterial pH was determined. Medical records provided maternal and neonatal information. RESULTS Cord blood from 1112 cases was obtained and… CONTINUE READING


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