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Markers for bacterial infection in children with fever without source

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Bailey, Benoit
Cousineau, Jocelyne
Delvin, Edgar
Girodias, Jean-Bernard
Published in Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2011, vol. 96, no. 5, p. 440-6
Abstract To compare the diagnostic properties of procalcitonin (PCT), C reactive protein (CRP), total white blood cells count (WBC), absolute neutrophil count (ANC) and clinical evaluation to detect serious bacterial infection (SBI) in children with fever without source.
Keywords Bacterial Infections/complicationsBiological Markers/bloodC-Reactive Protein/analysisCalcitonin/bloodChild, PreschoolEmergency Service, HospitalFemaleFever of Unknown Origin/microbiologyHumansInfantLeukocyte CountMaleNeutrophils/pathologyPneumococcal VaccinesProtein Precursors/bloodUrinary Tract Infections/complications
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PMID: 21278424
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Research group Etiologie des pneumonies et marqueurs inflammatoires chez l'enfant fébrile (183)
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MANZANO, Sergio et al. Markers for bacterial infection in children with fever without source. In: Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2011, vol. 96, n° 5, p. 440-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25318

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