Hyperuricemia: An Early Marker for Severity of Illness in Sepsis

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Background. Uric acid can acutely activate various inflammatory transcription factors. Since high levels of oxyradicals and lower antioxidant levels in septic patients are believed to result in multiorgan failure, uric acid levels could be used as a marker of oxidative stress and poor prognosis in patients with sepsis. Design. We conducted a prospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2015/301021

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@inproceedings{Akbar2015HyperuricemiaAE, title={Hyperuricemia: An Early Marker for Severity of Illness in Sepsis}, author={Sana R. Akbar and Dustin M. Long and Kashif Hussain and Ahmad Alhajhusain and Umair Ahmed and Hafiz Imran Iqbal and Ailia W Ali and Rachel C. Leonard and Cheryl L Dalton}, booktitle={International journal of nephrology}, year={2015} }