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Intravenous immunoglobulin for Flavobacterium-induced thrombocytopenia in a premature infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1903035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gram-negative septicemia at times causes morbidity and mortality in newborn nurseries. Prophylactic intravenous immunoglobulin results in a significant decrease in incidence and severity of septicemia resulting from infection in infants. The present case report describes the successful use of high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin in a Flavobacterium-induced thrombocytopenia in a premature infant.
Y Amit; O Peleg; R Singer; I D Arad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-19     Completed Date:  1991-06-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Infections / complications,  therapy*
Immunoglobulin G / therapeutic use*
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / therapy*
Thrombocytopenia / etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous

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