The potential utility of real-time PCR of the 16S-rRNA gene in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis


Istanbullu K., Koksal N. , Cetinkaya M., ÖZKAN H. , Yakut T., Karkucak M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.61, no.4, pp.493-499, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2019.04.004
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.493-499
  • Keywords: 16S rRNA, blood culture, PCR, neonatal sepsis, newborn, RIBOSOMAL-RNA GENE, POLYMERASE-CHAIN-REACTION, BACTERIAL-DNA, BLOOD, AMPLIFICATION, DISEASE, COUNT

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of the 16S rRNA gene in diagnosis of neonatal sepsis and compare it with conventional blood culture.