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Procalcitonin for infections in the first week after pediatric liver transplantation

Published in BMC infectious diseases. 2017, vol. 17, no. 1, 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
PMID: 28201980
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Etiologie des pneumonies et marqueurs inflammatoires chez l'enfant fébrile (183)
Recherche clinique en chirurgie pédiatrique (886)
Recherche en infectiologie pédiatrique et en pédiatrie générale (853)
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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. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2234-y https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98690

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