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Serum C-reactive protein as an adjunct for identifying complicated parapneumonic effusions.

Authors
  • Bielsa, Silvia
  • Valencia, Horacio
  • Ruiz-González, Agustín
  • Esquerda, Aureli
  • Porcel, José M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lung
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
192
Issue
4
Pages
577–581
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00408-014-9606-5
PMID: 24913743
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

sCRP, when combined with classical pleural fluid biochemistries, improves the diagnostic accuracy in identifying those patients with non-purulent parapneumonic effusions who need chest drainage.

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