Serum C-reactive protein as an adjunct for identifying complicated parapneumonic effusions.
- Published Article
- Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
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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