Table 4

Redox status of plasma ascorbic acid before and after blood transfusion in preterm and full term infants

  • Data are expressed as the median (range). The changes during blood transfusion were calculated by subtracting the values before transfusion from those after.

  • 4-150 Values obtained before and after transfusion were compared by the Wilcoxon signed rank test.

  • AA, Ascorbic acid; DHAA, dehydroascorbic acid.