Haematological profile of apparently healthy term babies aged one day, three days and six weeks delivered in Sagamu, Nigeria

MM Ogundeyi, DM Olarewaju, OF Njokanma, TA Ogunlesi
2011 Nigerian Journal of Paediatrics  
Haematological profile of apparently healthy term babies aged one day, three days and six weeks delivered in Sagamu, Nigeria 10.7 × 10 /L and platelets count of 242.5 × 10 /L. In the sixth week of life, the mean values of PCV, TWBC and platelets count were as follows: 32.0%, 8.8 × 10 /L and 277.7 × 10 /L respectively. The mean percentage neutrophil counts and lymphocyte counts were 56.8% and 38.7% respectively on the first day but were reversed to 34.6% and 63.4% respectively on the sixth week
more » ... on the sixth week of life. The mean values of the PCV and TWBC were highest on the first day of life and lowest in the sixth week of life whereas the mean values of platelets count showed a less consistent pattern over the same period. Erythrocytes, Abstract Background: Objective: Method: Results:
doi:10.4314/njp.v38i3.72268 fatcat:rwdldsguwnehlivqmhk76brxqm