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Neutrophil CD64 and Absolute Neutrophil Count for Identifying a Neonate with Sepsis

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Infectious Diseases

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Description:

Bhandari et al used the neutrophil CD64 index and absolute neutrophil count (ANC) to evaluate a neonate for sepsis. Identifying a neonate at low risk for sepsis can help to reduce unnecessary antibiotic therapy. The authors are from Yale University.

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