Purine Metabolites, Uracil and cAMP during Exchange Transfusion
The metabolism of newborn infants during their first week of life is characterized by an increased breakdown of nucleoproteins leading to transient hyperuricemia and hyperuricosuria which is particularly enhanced in infants with hemolytic diseases. Furthermore, there are physiologically considerable changes in the concentration of calcium in the blood of newborns.
KeywordsUric Acid Newborn Infant Exchange Transfusion Hemolytic Disease Serum Phosphate Concentration
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