Outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with leukemoid reaction.

@article{Hsiao2005OutcomeOE,
  title={Outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with leukemoid reaction.},
  author={Robert Hsiao and Said A. Omar},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={e43-51}
}
BACKGROUND Leukemoid reaction (LR) is defined as an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of >30 x 10(3)/mm(3). No previous study has systemically examined the clinical and prognostic significance of this phenomenon in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of LR in morbidity, mortality, and long-term developmental outcome in ELBW infants. METHOD Infants with gestational age of <or=30 weeks and birth weight <or=1000 g were included… CONTINUE READING

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