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Feasibility of using C-reactive protein for point-of-care testing.

Authors
  • Joshi, Ashish1
  • Perin, Douglas Puricelli
  • Gehle, Amanda
  • Nsiah-Kumi, Phyllis A
  • 1 Center for Global Health and Development, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4370, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
233–240
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3233/THC-130720
PMID: 23792796
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

CRP POCT can be used to detect inflammation and can reduce antibiotic prescription in primary care. It is a satisfactory procedure that should be available in the primary care setting.

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