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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 510450, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/510450
Research Article

Comparison between Procalcitonin, Brain Natriuretic Peptide, and Uric Acid in Children with Cardiomyopathy and Controls

1Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan 9816743111, Iran
2Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan 9816743111, Iran
3Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1985717443, Iran

Received 6 June 2015; Revised 2 September 2015; Accepted 6 September 2015

Academic Editor: Kimimasa Tobita

Copyright © 2015 Noor Mohammad Noori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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