Is procalcitonin a more sensitive parameter than other acute phase reactants for early infection in arthroplasty?

Ozmeric A., Burc H., Aydogan N. H. , BAYKAL Y. B. , ATAY T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.38, no.3, pp.337-344, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Objectives: The routine laboratory parameters for detection of early infection could be increased after surgical trauma in endoprosthesis surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the early infective complication marker Procalcitonin with routine markers.