Biomarkers Improve Diagnostics of Sepsis in Adult Patients With Suspected Organ Dysfunction Based on the Quick Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) Score in the Emergency Department

  • Published on 06/06/2024
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Bolanaki, Myrto MD1; Winning, Johannes MD2; Slagman, Anna Phd1; Lehmann, Thomas Phd3; Kiehntopf, Michael Md, Phd4; Stacke, Angelika Msc2; Neumann, Caroline MD2; Reinhart, Konrad MD5; Mockel, Martin Md, Fesc, Faha1; Bauer, Michael MD2


Objectives Consensus regarding biomarkers for detection of infection-related organ dysfunction in the emergency department is lacking. We aimed to identify and validate biomarkers that could improve risk prediction for overt or incipient organ dysfunction when added to quick Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) as a screening tool.


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