Blood protein concentrations in the first two postnatal weeks associated with early postnatal blood gas derangements among ELGANs. The ELGAN Study

Alan Leviton, Elizabeth N Allred, Karl C K Kuban, Olaf Dammann, Raina N Fichorova, T Michael O’Shea, Nigel Paneth, ELGAN Study Co-Investigators

Cytokine. 2011;56:392-8

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Blood gas derangements on two days were much more likely to be accompanied or followed by sustained or recurrent systemic inflammation than a derangement on only one day. This was most evident for acidemia, and slightly less so for hypercapnia.