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Procalcitonin is a predictor for high-grade vesicoureteral reflux in children: meta-analysis of individual patient data

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Romanello, Carla
Bouissou, François
Fernandez-Lopez, Anna
Smolkin, Vladislav
Gurgoze, Metin K
Gurgoz, Metin K
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Published in The Journal of pediatrics. 2011, vol. 159, no. 4, p. 644-51.e4
Abstract To assess the predictive value of procalcitonin, a serum inflammatory marker, in the identification of children with first urinary tract infection (UTI) who might have high-grade (≥3) vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).
Keywords Calcitonin/bloodChild, PreschoolDilatation, PathologicHumansInfantInfant, NewbornKidney/ultrasonographyPredictive Value of TestsProtein Precursors/bloodRadiopharmaceuticals/diagnostic useSensitivity and SpecificityTechnetium Tc 99m Dimercaptosuccinic Acid/diagnostic useUrinary Bladder/radiography/radionuclide imagingUrinary Tract/pathologyUrinary Tract Infections/diagnosisVesico-Ureteral Reflux/diagnosis
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PMID: 21511275
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Research group Etiologie des pneumonies et marqueurs inflammatoires chez l'enfant fébrile (183)
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LEROY, Sandrine et al. Procalcitonin is a predictor for high-grade vesicoureteral reflux in children: meta-analysis of individual patient data. In: The Journal of pediatrics, 2011, vol. 159, n° 4, p. 644-51.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.03.008 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25751

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