S100B Protein in Urine of Preterm Newborns with Ominous Outcome

Abstract

Prematurity is an important cause of perinatal death, and no reliable biochemical/biophysical markers exist to identify newborns with an increased mortality risk. We aimed to use S100B concentrations in urine as an early indicator of risk of neonatal death. We did a cross-sectional study using urine obtained from 165 preterm newborns, of whom 11 suffered… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/01.pdr.0000185131.22985.30

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