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Analytical performance of a platform for point-of-care CRP testing in adults consulting for lower respiratory tract infection in primary care

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Background

C-reactive protein (CRP) is a biomarker widely used for disease severity assessment and treatment of inflammatory conditions. Point-of-care testing (POCT) devices should ideally be rapid and provide similar results to standard tests done in laboratories.

Methods

2922 serum samples were obtained from adult patients presenting to primary care with symptoms of lower respiratory infection in a European diagnostic study. The analytic performance of the CRP Q...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s10096-018-3253-3

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ORCID:
0000-0002-7217-3643
Van Hoof, V More by this author
Lammens, C More by this author
Vanderstraeten, A More by this author
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
7
Pages:
1319–1323
Publication date:
2018-05-10
Acceptance date:
2018-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1435-4373
ISSN:
0934-9723
Pubs id:
pubs:853757
URN:
uri:cb7d860e-2a48-4bb5-bb95-570f87cecc69
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uuid:cb7d860e-2a48-4bb5-bb95-570f87cecc69
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pubs:853757

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