Circulating Mitochondrial DNA in Patients in the ICU as a Marker of Mortality: Derivation and Validation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers
  • DNA, Mitochondrial
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Intensive Care Units

abstract

  • Increased mtDNA levels are associated with ICU mortality, and inclusion of mtDNA level improves risk prediction in medical ICU patients. Our data suggest that mtDNA could serve as a viable plasma biomarker in medical ICU patients.

publication date

  • January 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3876981

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001577

PubMed ID

  • 24391478

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e1001577; discussion e1001577

volume

  • 10

number

  • 12