The value of delta neutrophil index in neonatal sepsis diagnosis, follow-up and mortality prediction


Celik I. H., Arifoglu I., Arslan Z., Aksu G., Bas A. Y., Demirel N.

EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, vol.131, pp.6-9, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.02.003
  • Journal Name: EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.6-9
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The complete blood cell count (CBC) and peripheral blood smear were the most commonly ordered tests for the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. Delta neutrophil index (DNI) shows leucocyte differentiation and calculated while CBC is performed.