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M-A | Assessing the diagnostic performance of new commercial IGRAs for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:25h | UTC

Assessing the diagnostic performance of new commercial IGRAs for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Diagnostic value of four biomarkers in detecting neonatal sepsis in low- and middle-income countries

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:21h | UTC

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic value of four biomarkers in detecting neonatal sepsis in low- and middle-income countries – BMJ Paediatrics Open

 


Retrospective Study | Serial troponin-T and long-term outcomes in suspected acute coronary syndrome

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:09h | UTC

Serial troponin-T and long-term outcomes in suspected acute coronary syndrome – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Blood endotoxin levels as biomarker of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

12 Jan, 2023 | 12:57h | UTC

Blood endotoxin levels as biomarker of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 


Diagnostic accuracy study | Home waking salivary cortisone to screen for adrenal insufficiency

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:47h | UTC

Home Waking Salivary Cortisone to Screen for Adrenal Insufficiency – NEJM Evidence

Commentary: At-home saliva test to diagnose adrenal insufficiency makes a difference to patients’ health – News Medical

 

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RCT | Efficacy and safety of azithromycin vs. placebo to treat lower respiratory tract infections associated with low procalcitonin.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:30h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of azithromycin versus placebo to treat lower respiratory tract infections associated with low procalcitonin: a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, non-inferiority trial – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text) 

Commentary: Study Evaluates Biomarker to Help Curb Unnecessary Antibiotic Use: Placebo Worse Than Antibiotics After 5 Days, But Similar at Day 11 – Duke Health

 

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SR | BNP and NT-proBNP for the diagnosis of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates.

14 Dec, 2022 | 14:49h | UTC

Brain natriuretic peptide and N‐terminal brain natriuretic peptide for the diagnosis of haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates – Cochrane Library

Summary: In preterm infants, how accurate are the blood tests BNP and NT-proBNP in identifying PDAs (patent ductus arteriosus) that require further treatment? – Cochrane Library

 


Review | Perioperative troponin surveillance in major noncardiac surgery.

7 Dec, 2022 | 14:20h | UTC

Perioperative troponin surveillance in major noncardiac surgery: a narrative review – British Journal of Anaesthesia

 


Perspective | Should ‘daily labs’ be a quality priority in hospital medicine?

5 Dec, 2022 | 00:07h | UTC

Should ‘daily labs’ be a quality priority in hospital medicine? – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Laboratory stewardship should be a priority in every hospital – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

 


Study | In hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, the levels of angiogenic factors may stratify the risk of severe preeclampsia.

10 Nov, 2022 | 14:11h | UTC

Circulating Angiogenic Factor Levels in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy – NEJM Evidence

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Recommendations for laboratory testing of patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

25 Oct, 2022 | 13:21h | UTC

A British Society for Haematology good practice paper: Recommendations for laboratory testing of UK patients with acute myeloid leukaemia – British Journal of Haematology

 


Position Statement | Use of biomarkers for the management of heart failure and acute coronary syndrome.

17 Oct, 2022 | 12:34h | UTC

Saudi Heart Association Position Statement on the Use of Biomarkers for the Management of Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndrome – Journal of the Saudi Heart Association

 


Cohort Study | Analysis of clinical features, diagnostic tests, and biomarkers in patients with suspected Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

15 Aug, 2022 | 11:47h | UTC

Analysis of Clinical Features, Diagnostic Tests, and Biomarkers in Patients With Suspected Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, 2014-2021 – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Diagnostic accuracy of urinary antigen tests for pneumococcal pneumonia among patients with acute respiratory failure suspected pneumonia.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:28h | UTC

Diagnostic accuracy of urinary antigen tests for pneumococcal pneumonia among patients with acute respiratory failure suspected pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis – BMJ Open

 


Real-time monitoring of blood parameters in the intensive care unit: state-of-the-art and perspectives.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:14h | UTC

Real-Time Monitoring of Blood Parameters in the Intensive Care Unit: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


Diagnostic Test Interpretation | Serum Cystatin C for estimation of glomerular filtration rate.

9 Aug, 2022 | 12:52h | UTC

Serum Cystatin C for Estimation of GFR – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review | Rapid, point‐of‐care antigen tests for diagnosis of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection.

29 Jul, 2022 | 12:39h | UTC

Rapid, point‐of‐care antigen tests for diagnosis of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection – Cochrane Library

Summary: How accurate are rapid antigen tests for diagnosing COVID-19? – Cochrane Library

 


Development and validation of a decision support tool for the diagnosis of acute heart failure: systematic review, meta-analysis, and modelling study.

22 Jul, 2022 | 11:18h | UTC

Development and validation of a decision support tool for the diagnosis of acute heart failure: systematic review, meta-analysis, and modelling study – The BMJ

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

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High-sensitivity cardiac troponin and the 2021 AHA/ACC Guidelines for the evaluation and diagnosis of acute chest pain.

20 Jul, 2022 | 12:29h | UTC

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and the 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guidelines for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Acute Chest Pain – Circulation (free for a limited period)

Summary: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and the 2021 Guidelines for Acute Chest Pain – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Using circulating tumor DNA in colorectal cancer: current and evolving practices.

18 Jul, 2022 | 10:51h | UTC

Using Circulating Tumor DNA in Colorectal Cancer: Current and Evolving Practices – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


Guidelines on germline testing for urologic tumor syndromes.

15 Jul, 2022 | 12:49h | UTC

Guidelines on Germline Testing for Urologic Tumor Syndromes – European Urology Focus

 


ESMO recommendations on the use of circulating tumor DNA assays for patients with cancer.

13 Jul, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

ESMO recommendations on the use of circulating tumour DNA assays for patients with cancer: a report from the ESMO Precision Medicine Working Group – Annals of Oncology

 


Genetic testing in prostate cancer management: considerations informing primary care.

13 Jul, 2022 | 11:25h | UTC

Genetic testing in prostate cancer management: Considerations informing primary care – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

 


Modern developments in germline pharmacogenomics for oncology prescribing.

13 Jul, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Modern developments in germline pharmacogenomics for oncology prescribing – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

 


Review | The promise of precision medicine in rheumatology.

12 Jul, 2022 | 12:38h | UTC

The promise of precision medicine in rheumatology – Nature Reviews Rheumatology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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