Reconsidering lactate as a sepsis risk biomarker.

OBJECTIVES:There has been renewed interest in lactate as a risk biomarker in sepsis and septic shock. However, the ability of the odds ratio (OR) and change in the area under the receiver operator characteristic curve (AUC-ROC) to assess biomarker added-value has been questioned. DESIGN, SETTING AND...

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Main Authors: John L Moran, John Santamaria
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2017-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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