Mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphism and its effect on short term outcomes in preterm infants

Dogan P., ÖZKAN H., Koksal N., ORAL H. B. , Bagci O., Varal I. G.

JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA, vol.96, no.4, pp.520-526, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jped.2019.03.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.520-526
  • Keywords: Mannose-binding lectin, Preterm, Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Mannose-binding tectin, which belongs to the collectin family, is an acute-phase reactant that activates the complement system. This study aimed to investigate the effect of MBL2 gene polymorphism on short-term outcomes in preterm infants.