Inflammation biomarkers and risk of all-cause mortality in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke cohort.

@article{Kabagambe2011InflammationBA,
  title={Inflammation biomarkers and risk of all-cause mortality in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke cohort.},
  author={Edmond K Kabagambe and Suzanne E. Judd and Virginia J. Howard and Neil A. Zakai and Nancy Swords Jenny and Matthew Hsieh and David G. Warnock and Mary Cushman},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={174 3},
  pages={284-92}
}
Inflammation biomarkers, including higher high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) levels, higher white blood cell (WBC) counts, and lower serum albumin levels, are associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality. Many studies have examined these biomarkers individually, but less is known about their joint association with mortality. hsCRP, WBC count, and serum albumin were measured at baseline in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study cohort members, who… CONTINUE READING
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