JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA, vol.92, no.4, pp.414-420, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
JORNAL DE PEDIATRIA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Biomarkers, Bloodstream infection, Children, C-reactive protein, Procalcitonin, CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, SERUM PROCALCITONIN, PREVENTION, SEPSIS, ASSAY
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Objective: The potential role of procalcitonin (PCT) in the diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSIs) is still unclear and requires further research. The diagnostic value of serum PCT for the diagnosis of CRBSI in children is evaluated here.