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Fig. 5 | Journal of Intensive Care

Fig. 5

From: Diagnostic value of procalcitonin and presepsin for sepsis in critically ill adult patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fig. 5

Univariate meta-regression analysis by several possible causes of heterogeneities. PCT, procalcitonin; P-SEP, presepsin. To correct for multiple comparisons with 10 relevant covariates, we considered a p value of < 0.05 as statistical significance. The sensitivity of heterogeneity among included studies might be attributable to several factors, such as risk of bias, publication years, and prevalence of infection

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