Gut-Associated Biomarkers L-FABP, I-FABP, and TFF3 and LIT Score for Diagnosis of Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants
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AbstractObjectives: To evaluate the use of gut barrier proteins, liver-fatty acid binding protein (L-FABP), intestinal-fatty acid binding protein (I-FABP), and trefoil factor 3 (TFF3), as biomarkers for differentiating necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) from septicemic/control infants and to identify the most severely affected surgical NEC from nonsurgical NEC infants.
All Author(s) ListNg EWY, Poon TCW, Lam HS, Cheung HM, Ma TPY, Chan KYY, Wong RPO, Leung KT, Lam MMT, Li KR, Ng PC
Journal nameAnnals of Surgery
Detailed descriptionVol 258 no. 6
Volume Number258
Issue Number6
PublisherLippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Pages1111 - 1118
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsbiomarkers; NEC; preterm infants; score; surgery
Web of Science Subject CategoriesSurgery; SURGERY

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