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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.02.003
  • Title of Journal : EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.6-9


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.