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Procalcitonin for infections in the first week after pediatric liver transplantation

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Published in BMC Infectious Diseases. 2017, vol. 17, no. 1, p. 149
Abstract Procalcitonin (PCT) has become a commonly used serum inflammatory marker. Our aim was to describe the kinetics and usefulness of serial post-operative PCT measurements to detect bacterial infection in a cohort of children immediately after pediatric liver transplantation (pLT).
Keywords Bacterial Infections/blood/diagnosisBiomarkers/bloodCalcitonin/bloodCalcitonin Gene-Related Peptide/bloodChildPreschoolEarly DiagnosisFemaleHumansLiver TransplantationMalePeritonitis/blood/diagnosisPostoperative Complications/blood/diagnosisPredictive Value of TestsProtein Precursors/bloodROC CurveRetrospective Studies
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PMID: 28201980
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Research groups Groupe Posfay-Barbe Clara (pédiatrie générale) (853)
Recherche clinique en chirurgie pédiatrique (886)
Développement du tube digestif chez les vertébrés (900)
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COUSIN, Vladimir et al. Procalcitonin for infections in the first week after pediatric liver transplantation. In: BMC Infectious Diseases, 2017, vol. 17, n° 1, p. 149. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98690

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