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High serum procalcitonin concentration and dynamics of its changes as a prognostic factor of mortality

Michał Hys, Rafał Rutyna, Olga Psujek, Khaled Salameh, Wojciech Dąbrowski
DOI: 10.5603/AIT.2018.0009
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Pubmed: 29637995
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Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(1):85-86.

open access

Vol 50, No 1 (2018)
Letters to editor
Published online: 2018-03-31
Submitted: 2017-10-25
Accepted: 2017-10-28

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Title

High serum procalcitonin concentration and dynamics of its changes as a prognostic factor of mortality

Journal

Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy

Issue

Vol 50, No 1 (2018)

Pages

85-86

Published online

2018-03-31

DOI

10.5603/AIT.2018.0009

Pubmed

29637995

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Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 2018;50(1):85-86.

Authors

Michał Hys
Rafał Rutyna
Olga Psujek
Khaled Salameh
Wojciech Dąbrowski

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