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Pregnant women with urinary schistosomiasis should be treated, but screening is not implemented in migrants. We report herein a case of a migrant diagnosed late into pregnancy, after diagnosis was made in her husband. Praziquantel was safe and effective. Schistosomiasis should be considered in pregnant women from endemic countries.
P1 D-Dimer in adult patients with presumed sepsis and their clinical outcomes Background: The tools are currently limited in predicting which patients with an infection will progress to severe sepsis, shock, or death. The Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) criteria, while part of the definition of sepsis, are not adequately sensitive or specific… (More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated the role of presepsin (soluble CD14 subtype, sCD14-ST) in predicting the outcome of critically ill septic patients in parallel with procalcitonin and C-reactive protein. METHODS This study was an observational, prospective study that enrolled 58 surgical and medical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis. All studied… (More)