European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 166, Issue 6, pp 621–622

Potential use of procalcitonin concentrations as a diagnostic marker of the PFAPA syndrome

  • Takao Yoshihara
  • Toshihiko Imamura
  • Kentaro Yokoi
  • Mayumi Shibata
  • Gen Kano
  • Shinya Osone
  • Kanae Yagi
  • Shinjiro Todo
  • Yumi Murakami
  • Yuichi Yamada
  • Hiroyuki Yamada
  • Shinji Satomura
  • Hiroyuki Ishida
Short Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00431-006-0281-2

Cite this article as:
Yoshihara, T., Imamura, T., Yokoi, K. et al. Eur J Pediatr (2007) 166: 621. doi:10.1007/s00431-006-0281-2

Keywords

PFAPA syndrome Periodic fever Procalcitonin 

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© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takao Yoshihara
    • 1
  • Toshihiko Imamura
    • 1
  • Kentaro Yokoi
    • 1
  • Mayumi Shibata
    • 2
  • Gen Kano
    • 2
  • Shinya Osone
    • 3
  • Kanae Yagi
    • 4
  • Shinjiro Todo
    • 4
  • Yumi Murakami
    • 5
  • Yuichi Yamada
    • 5
  • Hiroyuki Yamada
    • 6
  • Shinji Satomura
    • 6
  • Hiroyuki Ishida
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMatsushita Memorial HospitalOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsKobe Central HospitalKobeJapan
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsAkashi City HospitalAkashiJapan
  4. 4.Department of PediatricsKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan
  5. 5.Central LaboratoryMatsushita Memorial HospitalMoriguchiJapan
  6. 6.New Diagnostics Business and Technology Development OperationsWako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd.OsakaJapan

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