Expressions of Fib, IL-12 in Serum of Neonatal Necrotizing En-terocolitis and Their Correlation with Clinicopathological Fea-tures

  • Yiyu YIN Department of General Surgery, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Xiaole WU Department of Anesthesiology, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Huaxin ZOU Department of General Surgery, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Shixian LI Department of General Surgery, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Zhenfang QIN Department of General Surgery, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Tengfei ZHANG Department of General Surgery, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
  • Junhua CAO Department of Emergency Medicine, Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou 221006, P.R. China
Keywords:
Interleukin-12;, Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis;, Clinicopathological features;, Erythrocyte;, Platelet

Abstract

Background: To investigate the expressions of fibrinogen (Fib) and Interleukin-12 (IL-12) in serum of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), and to analyze the correlation between the two and their relationship with clinicopathological features.

Methods: Forty two children with NEC treated in Xuzhou Children’s Hospital, Xuzhou Medical University Xuzhou, China from 2016-2019 were selected as an observation group and 40 children who underwent physical examination at the same period as a control group. The expression levels of Fib and IL-12 in the serum of two groups were detected by ELISA. The correlation between Fib and IL-12 in the observation group and the correlation among the expressions of Fib, IL-12, the clinicopathological features and common examination indexes of the children with NEC were investigated by Pearson correlation analysis.

Results: The levels of Fib and IL-12 in the serum of the children in observation group were significantly higher than those in the control group were (P<0.05). There was a significant positive correlation between the levels of Fib and IL-12 in the serum of the children in observation group (P<0.05). The expression levels of Fib, IL-12 were not significantly correlated with sex and age of NEC children, but correlated with vomiting, diarrhea, bloody stool and bradycardia in NEC children (P<0.05). Fib and IL-12 were positively correlated with erythrocyte level (P<0.05) and negatively correlated with platelet level.

Conclusion: The expressions of Fib and IL-12 in the serum of NEC children can objectively predict the severity of NEC.

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2020-07-30
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YIN Y, WU X, ZOU H, LI S, QIN Z, ZHANG T, CAO J. Expressions of Fib, IL-12 in Serum of Neonatal Necrotizing En-terocolitis and Their Correlation with Clinicopathological Fea-tures. Iran J Public Health. 49(8):1439-1446.
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