Sensitivity and specificity of C-reactive protein and α(1) -acid glycoprotein for episodes of acute infection among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Biomarkers of inflammation, including C-reactive protein (CRP) and α(1) -acid glycoprotein (AGP), have tremendous potential in anthropological, public health, and nutrition research as objective indicators of acute infection; however, their usage is limited by the lack of widely agreed upon, reliable cutpoints to define infection. We assessed the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22261

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