A Study on Haematological Profile in Clinically Suspected Cases of Neonatal Sepsis
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The present study was a two year observational study of haematological profile in clinically suspected cases of neonatal sepsis. Study analyzed the haematological findings according to Rodwell’s haematological scoring system in neonates clinically suspicious of having sepsis. It included 108 neonates admitted in NICU of our hospital during the study period of June 2015 to May 2017. According to clinical findings, Rodwell’s hematological score and blood culture positivity 108 neonates were divided into three groups; proven sepsis, probable sepsis and no sepsis. Study show that Rodwell’s haematological scoring system is a simple, quick, cost effective tool which can be used as screening test for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis.
- Neonatal sepsis
- haematological scoring
- erythrocyte sedimentation
- rodwells’ hematological score.
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