C-reactive protein as an indicator of sepsis

Abstract

Objective: To determine the use of plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, body temperature (BT) and white blood cell count (WBC) in the detection of sepsis in critically ill patients. Design: All patients admitted for more than 24 h in the intensive care unit (ICU) were prospectively included. Patients were followed up to ICU discharge and each… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001340050715

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