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Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and presepsin for the diagnosis of sepsis in adults and children
Onyenekwu, Chinelo P. ; Okwundu, Charles I. ; Ochodo, Eleanor A. (2017)
CITATION: Onyenekwu, C. P., Okwundu, C. I. & Ochodo, E. A. 2017. Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and presepsin for the diagnosis of sepsis in adults and children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4:1-15, Art. CD012627, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD012627.
The original publication is available at https://www.cochranelibrary.com
This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Diagnostic test accuracy). The objectives are as follows: The objectives of this review are: - To assess the diagnostic accuracy of PCT, CRP and presepsin for sepsis in adults and children. - To investigate sources of heterogeneity in the estimates of diagnostic accuracy. - To compare the performance of the above tests.