C-reactive protein serum levels as an early predictor of outcome in patients with pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus infection


BACKGROUND Data for predicting which patients with pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection are likely to run a complicated course are sparse. We retrospectively studied whether the admission serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels can serve as a predictor of illness severity. METHODS Included were all consecutive adult patients who presented to the emergency… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-288


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