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Table 3 Diagnostic tests performed in our population. Rate and (%)

From: Unexpected episodes of cyanosis in late preterm and term neonates prompted admission to a neonatal care unit

Test n = 49
Laboratory and microbiological tests
Gas analysis 49 (100)
Cell count 40 (92)
Reactive C Protein (RCP) 37 (76)
Procalcitonin (PCT) 29 (59)
Blood culture 9 (18)
Liquor culture 3 (6)
Instrumental tests
Chest X-rays 27 (55)
Electrocardiogram (ECG), 28 (57)
Electroencephalogram (EEG), 15 (31)
Heart ultrasound 39 (80)
Cerebral ultrasound 43 (88)
Cerebral nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) 4 (8)