Red cell distribution width as a predictor of late-onset Gram-negative sepsis

Dogan P., Varal I.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.62, no.3, pp.341-346, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.14123
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-346
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Background Late-onset sepsis (LOS) remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants. In this study, our aim was to investigate the red-cell distribution width (RDW) levels during a LOS episode, and its association with the type of growing microorganism and mortality.