Serum mannose-binding lectin (MBL) gene polymorphism and low MBL levels are associated with neonatal sepsis and pneumonia.


Ozkan H., Koksal N. , Cetinkaya M., Kilic S. Ş. , Celebi S., ORAL H. B. , ...More

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, vol.32, no.3, pp.210-7, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/jp.2011.79
  • Title of Journal : Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association
  • Page Numbers: pp.210-7
  • Keywords: neonatal sepsis, mannan-binding lectin, premature infant, gene polymorphism, PRETERM INFANTS, INFECTION, RISK, SUSCEPTIBILITY, COMPLEMENT, PROTEIN, INVOLVEMENT, DEFICIENCY, MUTATIONS, VARIANTS

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the serum mannose-binding lectin (MBL) levels and the frequency of MBL gene polymorphisms in infants with neonatal sepsis.