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Antithrombin III in the diagnosis of infection in febrile neutropenic patients.
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PMID:  3183007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Antithrombin III levels in plasma were measured in 29 febrile neutropenic patients (31 episodes). They were lowest on day 2 in 62.5% of febrile patients and then increased or were normal in 81.3%. Low levels were present on day 2 in only 28.6% of patients with gram-negative infections, as compared with 33% of patients with doubtful infections.
C C Kibbler; H G Prentice; P Noone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-12-01     Completed Date:  1988-12-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2206-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Agranulocytosis / complications*
Antithrombin III / analysis*
Bacterial Infections / diagnosis*
Fever / etiology*
Neutropenia / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
9000-94-6/Antithrombin III

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