Procalcitonin--a New Indicator of the Systemic Response to Severe Infections

Infection. Nov-Dec 1997;25(6):329-34. doi: 10.1007/BF01740811.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • C-Reactive Protein / metabolism
  • Calcitonin / metabolism*
  • Calcitonin / physiology
  • Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
  • Communicable Diseases / immunology
  • Communicable Diseases / metabolism*
  • Cytokines / immunology
  • Humans
  • Inflammation / immunology
  • Inflammation / metabolism
  • Protein Precursors / metabolism*
  • Protein Precursors / physiology
  • Severity of Illness Index

Substances

  • CALCA protein, human
  • Cytokines
  • Protein Precursors
  • Calcitonin
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide