How should procalcitonin and C-reactive protein levels be interpreted in haemodialysis patients?


Demir N. A. , Sumer S., Celik G., Afsar R. , Demir L. S. , Ural O.

INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, cilt.48, ss.1222-1228, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 48 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/imj.13952
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1222-1228

Özet

Background: Procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) are used most widely in the diagnosis/treatment of bacterial infections. These are not infection-specific and may also show increases in other inflammation-causing cases.