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Biomarkers for diagnosing serious bacterial infections in older outpatients: a systematic review

Abstract:
Background The value of biomarkers for diagnosing bacterial infections in older outpatients is uncertain and limited official guidance exists for clinicians in this area. The aim of this review is to critically appraise and evaluate biomarkers for diagnosing bacterial infections in older adults (aged 65 years and above).

Methods We searched Medline, Embase, Web of Science and the Cochrane Library, from inception to January 2018. We included studies... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12877-019-1205-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2963-4491
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0244-5620
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics Journal website
Volume:
19
Article number:
190
Publication date:
2019-07-17
Acceptance date:
2019-07-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2318
Pmid:
31315578
Source identifiers:
1033991
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1033991
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uuid:e08b7988-b17d-415c-b10e-cc52bbddef99
Local pid:
pubs:1033991
Deposit date:
2019-07-25

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