- Haematological abnormalities are common in neonates with neonatal encephalopathy (NE), including leukocytosis, thrombocytopenia and coagulopathy.
- nRBCs and EPO may indicate the degree of exposure to hypoxia in neonates with NE.
- Leukocytes are elevated in NE and associated with systemic inflammation.
- Consensus on thresholds for intervention are lacking, as there is a relative paucity of high-level evidence in term neonates with NE treated
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