M P Zawar, R G Tambekar, N M Deshpande, P A Gadgil, S M Kalekar
A study of 100 neonates with clinical suspicion of septicemia, admitted in neonatal intensive care unit of SCSM General Hospital, Solapur was carried out to assess the utility of various indices of sepsis screen. Bacterial and hematological profile of these neonataes was studied. Parameters of sepsis screen such as leukocyte count, band form to neutrophil ratio, neutrophils with toxic granulations, micro ESR and test for C-reactive protein were analysed to know their sensitivity and specificity.
October 2003: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology