Role of hepcidin in the diagnosis of sepsis and septic shock in children


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Yesilbas O. , Sevketoglu E., Bursal Duramaz B., Kihtir H. S. , GEDİKBAŞI A., Talip Petmezci M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.3, pp.517-524, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1707-120
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.517-524

Abstract

Background/aim: The purpose of this study is to compare the diagnostic value of hepcidin level with the white blood cell (WBC), C-reactive protein (CRP), procalcitonin (PCT), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels in pediatric sepsis and septic shock.