Plasma interleukin-8 is not an effective risk stratification tool for adults with vasopressor-dependent septic shock.

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OBJECTIVE Plasma interleukin-8 levels of <220 pg/mL have an excellent negative predictive value (94% to 95%) for death at 28 days in children with septic shock and thus may be useful for risk stratification in clinical trial enrollment in this population. Whether plasma interleukin-8 would have similar utility in adults with septic shock is unknown… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181de42ad

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