Prognostic serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha in paediatric patients with sepsis.

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OBJECTIVE To study the association of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in paediatric patients with different etiological agents and levels of sepsis. METHODOLOGY Seventy-nine patients with sepsis were studied. Blood cultures, along with other relevant specimens, were processed for bacterial and fungal etiology. TNF-alpha was detected by enzyme… (More)

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@article{Kumar2009PrognosticST, title={Prognostic serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha in paediatric patients with sepsis.}, author={Surinder Kumar and Meher Rizvi}, journal={Journal of infection in developing countries}, year={2009}, volume={3 6}, pages={437-41} }