volume 99, issue 3, Pe10-e10 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.3.e10
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W. D. Engle, C. R. Rosenfeld, A. Mouzinho, R. C. Risser, F. Zeray, P. J. Sanchez

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To study the effect of sepsis on circulating neutrophils in very low birth weight neonates and to assess the usefulness of recently revised reference ranges for circulating neutrophils in the diagnosis of sepsis in this population by comparison with previously reported reference ranges.Methods. Neutrophil parameters (absolute total neutrophils, absolute total immature neutrophils, and the immature:total neutrophil proportion) were analyzed retrospectively in 202 sepsis episodes in 192 neo…

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