International Journal of Clinical Medicine

Vol.6 No.6(2015), Paper ID 56912, 5 pages

DOI:10.4236/ijcm.2015.66048

 

Clinical Utility of Procalcitonin for Differentiating between Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia and Community-Acquired Pneumonia

 

Satoshi Takeda, Nobuhiko Nagata, Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Takanori Akagi, Taishi Harada, Masaru Kodama, Shinichiro Ushijima, Takashi Aoyama, Kentaro Wakamatsu, Masaki Fujita, Kentaro Watanabe

 

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, National Hospital Organization Omuta Hospital, Omuta, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Copyright © 2015 Satoshi Takeda, Nobuhiko Nagata, Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Takanori Akagi, Taishi Harada, Masaru Kodama, Shinichiro Ushijima, Takashi Aoyama, Kentaro Wakamatsu, Masaki Fujita, Kentaro Watanabe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Takeda, S. , Nagata, N. , Miyazaki, H. , Akagi, T. , Harada, T. , Kodama, M. , Ushijima, S. , Aoyama, T. , Wakamatsu, K. , Fujita, M. and Watanabe, K. (2015) Clinical Utility of Procalcitonin for Differentiating between Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia and Community-Acquired Pneumonia. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 6, 372-376. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2015.66048.

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