Aetiological agents, interleukin-6, interleukin-8 and CRP concentrations in children with community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia


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Tumgor G. , Celik U., Alabaz D. , Cetiner S. , Yaman A. , Yildizdas D. , ...More

ANNALS OF TROPICAL PAEDIATRICS, vol.26, no.4, pp.285-291, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/146532806x152809
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF TROPICAL PAEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.285-291

Abstract

Objective: To determine the pathogens causing pneumonia in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and to investigate serum levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), interleukin-8 (IL-8) and CRP in pneumonia caused by different aetiological agents.