JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.46, no.8, pp.1482-1489, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
Serum amyloid A, C-reactive protein, Procalcitonin, Necrotizing enterocolitis, Newborn, ACUTE-PHASE PROTEINS, NEONATAL SEPSIS, BLOOD-COUNT, DISEASE, PARAMETERS, MANAGEMENT, RESPONSES, SEVERITY
Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of serum amyloid A (SAA) with that of Creactive protein (CRP), and procalcitonin (PCT) in diagnosis and follow-up of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in preterm infants.