The significance of serum urokinase plasminogen activation receptor (suPAR) in the diagnosis and follow-up of febrile neutropenic patients with hematologic malignancies


KAYA S., Koksal I. , MENTEŞE A., SÖNMEZ M., Sumer A., Yildirim S. S. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.17, no.11, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.04.004
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate serum levels of serum urokinase plasminogen activation receptor (suPAR) during the first week of febrile neutropenia and to demonstrate the significance of this biomarker in the diagnosis and follow-up of febrile neutropenic patients with hematologic malignancies.