Disseminated intravascular coagulation in patients with meningococcal infection: laboratory diagnosis and prognostic factors.

@article{Vikmo1978DisseminatedIC,
  title={Disseminated intravascular coagulation in patients with meningococcal infection: laboratory diagnosis and prognostic factors.},
  author={H Vik-mo and Knut Lote and Arne F. Nord\oy},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1978},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={187-91}
}
In 36 patients with meningococcal infection a close association between the laboratory evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and unfavourable prognostic factors was established. Patients with platelet count lessthan 100000/microliter, Normotest lessthan 50% and plasma fibrinogen concentration less than 100 mg/dl had a serious prognosis… CONTINUE READING