Potential substitution of cord blood for infant blood in the neonatal sepsis evaluation.

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BACKGROUND Evaluation of sepsis accounts for one third of all nursery triage admissions. If umbilical cord blood could be accurately substituted for infant blood, it would spare infants the discomfort of an invasive procedure and save both time and resources. While awaiting 48-hour blood culture results, we decide on clinical management based on whether the… (More)

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@article{Hansen2005PotentialSO, title={Potential substitution of cord blood for infant blood in the neonatal sepsis evaluation.}, author={Anne Rytter Hansen and Peter Forbes and Rosanne Buck}, journal={Biology of the neonate}, year={2005}, volume={88 1}, pages={12-8} }