The value of interleukin-6 (IL-6) within 6 hours after birth in the prompt diagnosis of early-onset neonatal sepsis


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Liu C., Fang C., He Q., Xie L.

TRANSLATIONAL PEDIATRICS, vol.9, no.5, pp.629-635, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21037/tp-20-239
  • Journal Name: TRANSLATIONAL PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.629-635
  • Keywords: Interleukin-6 (IL-6), early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS), early diagnosis, NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS, PROCALCITONIN, BIOMARKERS, INFECTION, DURATION, THERAPY
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: To investigate the value of interleukin-6 (IL-6) for neonates within 6 hours after birth in the prompt diagnosis of early-onset neonatal sepsis (EONS).