Serum Biomarkers in Patients with Mesothelioma and Pleural Plaques and Healthy Subjects Exposed to Naturally Occurring Asbestos


Bayram M. , DÖNGEL İ., Akbas A., Benli I., Akkoyunlu M. E. , Bakan N. D.

LUNG, cilt.192, ss.197-203, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 192 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00408-013-9526-9
  • Dergi Adı: LUNG
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.197-203

Özet

This study investigated the diagnostic accuracy of the serum biomarkers osteopontin and mesothelin in discriminating mesothelioma patients from those with other, benign conditions and whether levels of the biomarkers differed in subjects who had inhaled naturally occurring asbestos compared with a non-exposed control group.