Elevated serum matrix metalloproteinase-2 and-9 and their correlations with severity of disease in patients with community-acquired pneumonia


BİRCAN H. A. , ÇAKIR M. , KAPULU I. Y. , Sutcu R., Kaya S., ÖZTÜRK Ö.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.3, pp.593-599, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1402-51
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.593-599

Abstract

Background/aim: To determine the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their relationship with the clinical course of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).