Significance of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (an acute phase protein) in monitoring critically ill patients

@article{Prucha2003SignificanceOL,
  title={Significance of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (an acute phase protein) in monitoring critically ill patients},
  author={M Prucha and Ivan Herold and Roman Zazula and Ladislava Dubska and Miroslav Dost{\'a}l and Thomas Bolduan Hildebrand and J. Hy{\'a}nek},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={R154 - R159}
}
IntroductionThe present study was conducted to assess the value of serum concentration of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), sepsis and septic shock with respect to its ability to differentiate between infectious and noninfectious etiologies in SIRS and to predict prognosis.MethodsThis prospective cohort study was conducted in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit. Sixty-eight patients, admitted consecutively to the… CONTINUE READING
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