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Early identification of sepsis in hospital inpatients by ward nurses increases 30-day survival
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
Background: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and sepsis are now frequently identified by observations of vital signs and detection of organ failure during triage in the emergency room. However, there is less ...
IP-10 differentiates between active and latent tuberculosis irrespective of HIV status and declines during therapy
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
Objectives: Biomarkers for diagnosis and therapy efficacy in tuberculosis (TB) are requested. We have studied biomarkers that may differentiate between active and latent TB infection (LTBI), the influence of HIV infection ...
Prior statin use and 90-day mortality in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bloodstream infection: a prospective observational study
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
n several studies on patients with bloodstream infection (BSI), prior use of statins has been associated with improved survival. Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria alert the innate immune system in different ways. ...