nCD64 index as a prognostic biomarker for mortality in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Abstract

BACKGROOUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. However, there are still no easily obtained biomarkers for prognosis. As a high-affinity Fc receptor, CD64 is an early marker of immune response to bacterial infection, but its role in acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) remains… (More)
DOI: 10.5144/0256-4947.2016.37

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