Potential substitution of cord blood for infant blood in the neonatal sepsis evaluation.
- Published Article
Biology of the neonate
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
We conclude that cord blood can be safely substituted for infant blood in routine sepsis evaluations of asymptomatic, term infants based on both the low false-positive cord blood culture rate and the significant association between high I:T ratios in cord and infant blood.
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