Exchange transfusion or intravenous immunoglobulin therapy as an adjunct to antibiotics for neonatal sepsis in developing countries: a pilot study


GUNES T., KOKLU E., Buyukkayhan D. , KURTOGLU S., KARAKUKCU M., PATIROGLU T.

ANNALS OF TROPICAL PAEDIATRICS, vol.26, no.1, pp.39-42, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/146532806x90592
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF TROPICAL PAEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-42

Abstract

Both intravenous administration of immunglobulin (IVIG) and exchange transfusion (ET) have been used for treatment of neonatal sepsis. No studies have compared ET with IVIG in neonates.