Risk of nosocomial infections and effects of total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol in surgical patients

Canturk N. Z., Canturk Z., Okay E., Yirmibesoglu O., Eraldemir B.

CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.21, no.5, pp.431-436, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1054/clnu.2002.0575
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.431-436
  • Keywords: nosocomial infection, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, wound infection, urinary infection, HIGH-DENSITY-LIPOPROTEIN, APOLIPOPROTEIN-A-I, ACUTE-PHASE, LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDES, BINDING, GRANULOCYTES, CHILDREN, INHIBIT
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background and aims: Changes of lipoprotein pattern in plasma occur in many acute infections. The aim of this study was to analyse the role of total cholesterol and HDL cholesterol in postsurgical patients with nosocomial infection.