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work·up

 (wûrk′ŭp′)
n.
A thorough medical examination for diagnostic purposes.

workup

(ˈwɜːkˌʌp)
n
(Medicine) US a medical examination

work•up

(ˈwɜrkˌʌp)

n.
a thorough medical diagnostic examination including laboratory tests and x-rays.
[1935–40]
Translations

workup

1. n. preparación del paciente para la aplicación de un tratamiento;
2. obtención de los datos pertinentes a un caso.

workup

n conjunto de exámenes que se realiza para determinar la causa de un síntoma o signo
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Before starting antimicrobial therapy, blood samples were collected from 50 neonates who were clinically diagnosed as sepsis and subjected to sepsis workup which includes complete blood count, Immature to total neutrophil ratio (I/T Ratio), CRP, blood culture and procalcitonin levels.
However, during such episodes, these patients did not exhibit any clinical signs or symptoms suggestive of LOS/NEC, and thus did not receive sepsis workup or antibiotic therapy.
This may be because of the fact that the sepsis workup in our study was performed early, with the first suspicion of infection, at which time CRP has not reached its highest levels yet.
So the value of C- reactive protein in sepsis workup is questionable.
In a study done by Cetinkaya M et al median procalcitonin levels were higher in the septic group compared with the non-septic group at the time of the sepsis workup (2.
Rates of admission to neonatal intensive care, use of ventilation and readmission of the infant did not differ by type of care; however, sepsis workup with up to three days of antibiotic treatment occurred more frequently in the traditional care group than in the collaborative care group (5% vs.
An evidence-based guideline developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 1998 recommends hospitalization and a rill sepsis workup (including lumbar puncture) for infants aged <1 month, or infants aged 1 to 2 months who are high-risk.