The added value of C-reactive protein measurement in diagnosing pneumonia in primary care: a meta-analysis of individual patient data

Margaretha C. Minnaard*, Joris A. H. de Groot, Rogier M. Hopstaken, Alwin Schierenberg, Niek J. de Wit, Johannes B. Reitsma, Berna D. L. Broekhuizen, Saskia F. van Vugt, Arie Knuistingh Neven, Aleida W. Graffelman, Hasse Melbye, Timothy H. Rainer, Johann Steurer, Anette Holm, Ralph Gonzales, Geert-Jan Dinant, Alma C. van de Pol, Theo J. M. Verheij

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E56-E63
Number of pages8
JournalCMAJ
Volume189
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • LOWER RESPIRATORY-TRACT
  • COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA
  • ACUTE COUGH
  • CLINICAL-PREDICTION
  • SEARCH STRATEGIES
  • INFECTION
  • ACCURACY
  • PROCALCITONIN
  • PERFORMANCE
  • SYMPTOMS

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Minnaard, M. C., de Groot, J. A. H., Hopstaken, R. M., Schierenberg, A., de Wit, N. J., Reitsma, J. B., Broekhuizen, B. D. L., van Vugt, S. F., Neven, A. K., Graffelman, A. W., Melbye, H., Rainer, T. H., Steurer, J., Holm, A., Gonzales, R., Dinant, G-J., van de Pol, A. C., & Verheij, T. J. M. (2017). The added value of C-reactive protein measurement in diagnosing pneumonia in primary care: a meta-analysis of individual patient data. CMAJ, 189(2), E56-E63. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.151163