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To evaluate the hazard of prolonged antibiotic therapy and/or
persistent diarrhea on vitamin K1 (VK1) level and bleeding profile in
infants (2-24 weeks).
Subjects and Methods
|Table 1. Comparison between the studied groups as regards the demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics.|
|Table 2. Post hoc analysis for the comparison between the studied groups as regards the studied variables.|
|Figure 1 Receiver operating characteristic curve (ROC) for the differentiation between cases and controls according to vitamin K.|
Figure 2. Correlation between vitamin K1 level and different studied variables in patients who received antibiotics therapy for ≥ 10 days. for the comparison between the studied groups as regards the studied variables.
Figure 3. Correlation between vitamin K level and different studied variables in patients had diarrhoea ≥14 days.