Serum erythropoietin levels during infancy: associations with erythropoiesis.

  title={Serum erythropoietin levels during infancy: associations with erythropoiesis.},
  author={Pamela J Kling and Robert L. Schmidt and Robin A. Roberts and John A Widness},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={128 6},
OBJECTIVE To determine plasma erythropoietin levels and their association with hemoglobin and reticulocyte counts in healthy term infants. DESIGN We compared plasma erythropoietin levels measured in serial blood samples obtained every 4 weeks during the first 6 months of life with one another and with levels in term fetuses and healthy adults. Correlation analysis was applied to examine for associations of erythropoietin with hemoglobin and with reticulocyte count. RESULTS Plasma… CONTINUE READING