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What is a neonate?

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Posted on Sat, 9 May 2015
Question: Hi i have my medical records but I dont understand them and what is a neonate and why are they talking about an umbilical cord.
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (10 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Neonate is a baby aged lessthan 28 days

Detailed Answer:
Hi....

1. Neonate is a baby aged less than 28 days by definition.

2. They are talking about umbilical cord because they have given the ranges for umbilical cord blood sample also separately.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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What is a neonate?

Brief Answer: Neonate is a baby aged lessthan 28 days Detailed Answer: Hi.... 1. Neonate is a baby aged less than 28 days by definition. 2. They are talking about umbilical cord because they have given the ranges for umbilical cord blood sample also separately. Regards - Dr. Sumanth