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Association of C-reactive protein qith bacterial and respiratory syncytial virus–Associated pneumonia among children aged <5 years in the PERCH study

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Background

Lack of a gold standard for identifying bacterial and viral etiologies of pneumonia has limited evaluation of C-reactive protein (CRP) for identifying bacterial pneumonia. We evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of CRP for identifying bacterial vs respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) pneumonia in the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) multicenter case-control study.

Methods

We measured serum CRP levels in cases with World Health Orga...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1093/cid/cix150

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Higdon, MM More by this author
O’Brien, KL More by this author
Murdoch, DR More by this author
Prosperi, C More by this author
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
64
Issue:
suppl_3
Pages:
S378-S386
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:827522
URN:
uri:30d55422-3bb0-4118-8637-9038dadb7350
UUID:
uuid:30d55422-3bb0-4118-8637-9038dadb7350
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pubs:827522

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