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Table 4 Laboratory investigations done to studied groups

From: Outcome of late preterm newborns in Upper Egypt

 Late pretermFull termp
HB (gm/dl)
 Mean ± SD13.7 ± 2.713.4 ± 1.90.398 (t)
WBCs (103/mm)
 Mean ± SD8.3 ± 2.610.8 ± 1.20.031 (t)*
Platelets (103/mm)
 Mean ± SD237.2 ± 66.4265.5 ± 62.60.002 (t)*
CRP (mg/l)
 Mean ± SD7.4 ± 20.61.6 ± 9.20.026 (t)*
Ca total (mg/dl)
 Mean ± SD8.7 ± 0.58.9 ± 0.4< 0.001 (t)*
Ca ionized (mg/dl)
 Mean ± SD4.8 ± 0.34.9 ± 0.3< 0.001 (t)*
RBS (mg/dl)
 Mean ± SD67.3 ± 15.175.1 ± 10.9< 0.001 (t)*
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)
 Mean ± SD10.6 ± 3.89.9 ± 2.80.183 (t)
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl)
 Mean ± SD0.7 ± 0.30.6 ± 0.30.890 (t)
  1. SD standard deviation, t independent samples t test
  2. *Significant p value < 0.05