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Procalcitonin measurement for detection of serious bacterial infection in febrile children: comparison between two automated immunoassays

Published inClinical biochemistry, vol. 45, no. 7-8, p. 593-595
Publication date2012
Abstract

To assess the concordance of procalcitonin values at 3 cut-off ranges in a cohort of pediatric samples presenting with fever without source, using two different automated immunoassays.

Keywords
  • Bacterial Infections/diagnosis
  • Calcitonin/blood
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cohort Studies
  • Fever/pathology
  • Humans
  • Immunoassay/methods
  • Infant
  • Protein Precursors/blood
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
  • Regression Analysis
  • Reproducibility of Results
Citation (ISO format)
LACROIX, Laurence Elisabeth et al. Procalcitonin measurement for detection of serious bacterial infection in febrile children: comparison between two automated immunoassays. In: Clinical biochemistry, 2012, vol. 45, n° 7-8, p. 593–595. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2012.02.011
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