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Procalcitonin and Neonatal Sepsis: Is This the Biomarker We Are Looking For?

Abstract Researchers estimate the incidence of early onset sepsis as 0.77–1/1,000 live births. It remains as one of the leading causes of neonatal deaths. Clinicians and researchers continue to search for biomarkers for specific neonatal disease processes. Clinicians frequently trend … Continue reading

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Using blood tests to predict pre-eclampsia

Some pregnant women can have a temporary – and dangerous – rise in blood pressure known as pre-eclampsia. In this study Qiong Luo and Xiujun Han from Zhejiang University in China looked at the effectiveness of different substances in the … Continue reading

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