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19 November 2021: Original Paper

Diagnostic Utility of Presepsin in Infections After Liver Transplantation: A Preliminary Study

Takahiro Yokose 1ABCDEF* , Masashi Takeuchi 1ABCDEF* , Hideaki Obara 1ACDEFG* , Masahiro Shinoda 2ADF , Hirofumi Kawakubo 1ADF , Minoru Kitago 1BCD , Hiroshi Yagi 1BCD , Yuta Abe 1BCD , Yohei Yamada 1BCD , Kentaro Matsubara 1BCD , Go Oshima 1BCD , Shutaro Hori 1BCD , Takumi Fujimura 1BCD , Ryo Takemura 3CD , Ryota Ishii 3CD , Tatsuo Kuroda 1A , Yuko Kitagawa 1AG

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.933774

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e933774

Table 4 Diagnostic accuracy of presepsin, procalcitonin, and CRP levels and leukocyte counts in terms of infectious complications on POD 5 and 7.

PODAUCCut-off valuep-valueSensitivity at cut-off, %Specificity at cut-off, %Positive predictive value, %Negative predictive value, %
PresepsinPOD 50.88113610.022100.085.785.7100.0
POD 70.90513750.015100.085.785.7100.0
ProcalcitoninPOD 50.6671.120.31783.371.471.488.3
POD 70.5950.750.56883.357.162.580.0
CRPPOD 50.8100.400.06383.371.471.488.3
POD 70.7890.320.07483.371.471.488.3
Leukocyte countPOD 50.5127.50.94350.071.450.057.1
POD 70.5008.81.00050.071.450.057.1
POD – post-operative day; AUC – area under the curve; CRP – C-reactive protein.

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