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Bacteraemia prediction in emergency medical admissions: role of C reactive protein.

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AIM: To define the contribution made by C reactive protein (CRP) measurement to bacteraemia prediction in adults with medical emergencies in the UK. METHODS: This two year cohort study involved 6234 patients admitted as emergency cases to the acute medical or infectious diseases services of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, in whom blood cultures were taken on arrival. The main outcome measures were bacteraemia risk associated with admission CRP concentrations, lymphocyte counts, and neutrophi...

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10.1136/jcp.2004.022293

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Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
58
Issue:
4
Pages:
352-356
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:34bbf2e1-bbc2-4403-a2bf-cae05716988d
Source identifiers:
112397
Local pid:
pubs:112397

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