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Investigations on properdin activity in the mature and premature newborns with the intrauterine infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7149927     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Properdin level was determined in amniotic fluid, venous blood serum of mothers, umbilical cord blood serum and venous blood of 4-day-old newborns infected intrauterinally. Investigations were performed in 30 babies born at term and 15 premature babies born in the 31st-37th weeks of pregnancy. The control group comprised 30 mature and 15 premature healthy babies. It was observed that among the mature as well as premature infants, in the cases of the intrauterine infections properdin level, was significantly higher in venous blood serum of mothers and venous blood of 4-day-old infants. However, no significant changes in properdin level in umbilical cord blood were noted.
J Woytoń; E Gajewska; A Riess; M Rudnicka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivum immunologiae et therapiae experimentalis     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0004-069X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz.)     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-01-19     Completed Date:  1983-01-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114365     Medline TA:  Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz)     Country:  POLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amniotic Fluid / metabolism
Bacterial Infections / congenital*,  metabolism
Fetal Blood / metabolism
Fetal Diseases / metabolism*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Properdin / immunology,  metabolism*
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