Cytokine Profiles in Sepsis Have Limited Relevance for Stratifying Patients in the Emergency Department: A Prospective Observational Study

@inproceedings{Lvovschi2011CytokinePI,
  title={Cytokine Profiles in Sepsis Have Limited Relevance for Stratifying Patients in the Emergency Department: A Prospective Observational Study},
  author={Virginie Eve Lvovschi and Laurent Arnaud and Christophe Parizot and Yonathan Freund and Ga{\"e}lle Juillien and Pascale Ghillani-Dalbin and Mohammed Bouberima and Martin Larsen and Bruno Riou and Guy Gorochov and Pierre Hausfater},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Morbidity, mortality and social cost of sepsis are high. Previous studies have suggested that individual cytokines levels could be used as sepsis markers. Therefore, we assessed whether the multiplex technology could identify useful cytokine profiles in Emergency Department (ED) patients. METHODS ED patients were included in a single tertiary-care center prospective study. Eligible patients were >18 years and met at least one of the following criteria: fever, suspected systemic… CONTINUE READING

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