Enrique Jiménez-Santos

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OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy of lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LBP) for diagnosing late-onset neonatal sepsis (LONS) in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. STUDY DESIGN Observational, prospective study. We assessed the diagnostic performance of LBP in 26 suspected LONS episodes among 54 patients. Proven and probable LONS episodes were recorded(More)
Early detection of infection is essential for initial management of cancer patients with chemotherapy-associated febrile neutropenia in the emergency department. In this study, we evaluated lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LBP) as predictor for infection in febrile neutropenia and compared with other biomarkers previously studied: C-reactive protein(More)
BACKGROUND The introduction of anti-tumor necrosis factor α (anti-TNFα) drugs has improved the clinical outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, these drugs may cause adverse effects that motivate a change in or discontinuation of the treatment. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the causes of discontinuation or changes in the(More)
BACKGROUND Infection is a common problem in emergency departments (EDs) and is associated with high mortality, morbidity and costs. Identifying infection in ED patients can be challenging. Biomarkers can facilitate its diagnosis, enabling an early management and improving outcomes. In the critical care setting, two emerging biomarkers, pancreatic stone(More)
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