Document Detail

The predictive value of immature granulocyte count and immature myeloid information in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22868809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract Background: To determine the predictive value of the immature granulocyte count and the immature myeloid information in neonatal early onset sepsis we examined 133 blood samples of patients admitted to our neonatal intensive care unit. Methods: Measurements were performed using the Sysmex XE-2100, an automated hematological analyzer. Patients were divided into two groups: 1) symptomatic neonates with diagnosis of early onset sepsis; and 2) controls including asymptomatic neonates who were admitted because of prematurity, low birth weight, or delayed postnatal transition. Results: The number of immature granulocytes and the immature myeloid information were significantly elevated in neonates with early onset sepsis compared to controls (median 280/μL vs. 50/μL, p=0.049 and 639/μL vs. 89/μL, p<0.0001, respectively). Conclusions: Automated determinations of immature granulocytes and immature myeloid information seem to be useful adjunctive methods in the diagnosis of neonatal early onset sepsis.
Christina Cimenti; Wolfgang Erwa; Kurt R Herkner; David C Kasper; Wilhelm Müller; Bernhard Resch
Related Documents :
7300289 - Analysis of the sibship patterns of stutterers.
19286689 - Primary birthing attendants and birth outcomes in remote inuit communities--a natural "...
22595219 - Elective high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in preterm neonates: a preliminary inve...
21722849 - Current methods of non-invasive ventilatory support for neonates.
17326879 - The influence of economic factors on the location of birth among palestinian women in b...
22057599 - Use of laryngeal mask airway in anesthesia for treatment of retinopathy of prematurity.
10490529 - Health and behaviour problems at 8 weeks as predictors of behaviour problems at 8 months.
9892749 - Treatment of fetal premature ventricular contractions by administering propranolol hydr...
18978949 - Further mapping of the natality chronome in toda city (japan) maternity hospital.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine : CCLM / FESCC     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1434-6621     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chem. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9806306     Medline TA:  Clin Chem Lab Med     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1429-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Evidence for serum miR-15a and miR-16 levels as biomarkers that distinguish sepsis from systemic inf...
Next Document:  Hypophosphatemia, fever and prolonged length of hospital stay in seronegative PCR positive patients ...