Systematic review and meta-analysis of the value of initial biomarkers in predicting adverse outcome in febrile neutropenic episodes in children and young people with cancer
1 Center for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK
2 Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
3 Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
BMC Medicine 2012, 10:6 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-6Published: 18 January 2012
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Search Strategy (Medline). The full search strategy used for the Medline database.
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QUADAS assessments. Full list of assessed QUADAS (diagnostic test accuracy critical appraisal) criteria for the 25 included studies.
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Per-study results used in meta-analysis. Individual study results used in pooled analyses presented by marker, outcome and cut-off.
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