Comparison of a Rapid Bed-Side Test with a Central Laboratory Analysis for C-Reactive Protein in Newborn Infants with Suspicion of Sepsis

Aydin B., Dilli D., Zenciroglu A., Kaya O., Bilaloglu E., Okumus N., ...More

CLINICAL LABORATORY, vol.59, pp.1045-1051, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.7754/clin.lab.2012.120923
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL LABORATORY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1045-1051


Background: Neonatal sepsis is one of the leading causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality in the newborn period. The purpose of this study was to compare a rapid bed-side test against central laboratory analysis for CRP in newborn infants with suspicion of sepsis.