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Values for serum procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 in predicting survival of patients with early-onset stroke-associated pneumonia

Published: May 11, 2015
Genet. Mol. Res. 14 (2) : 4716-4723 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4238/2015.May.11.4
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(2015). Values for serum procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 in predicting survival of patients with early-onset stroke-associated pneumonia. Genet. Mol. Res. 14(2): gmr4984. https://doi.org/10.4238/2015.May.11.4
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Abstract

We examined the value of serum procalcitonin (PCT), C-reactive protein (CRP), soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (sTREM-1) for predicting the survival of patients with early-onset stroke associated pneumonia (EOP). A total of 207 stroke patients were enrolled, and 91 developed EOP. Upon admission, serum PCT, CRP, sTREM-1 levels, clinical pulmonary infection score, and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score were all significantly higher in patients with EOP than in those without EOP (P

We examined the value of serum procalcitonin (PCT), C-reactive protein (CRP), soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (sTREM-1) for predicting the survival of patients with early-onset stroke associated pneumonia (EOP). A total of 207 stroke patients were enrolled, and 91 developed EOP. Upon admission, serum PCT, CRP, sTREM-1 levels, clinical pulmonary infection score, and Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II score were all significantly higher in patients with EOP than in those without EOP (P

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