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What are the tests for systemic inflammatory response syndrome (sirs)?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
SIRS: The conference concluded that the manifestations of sirs include, but are not limited to: body temperature less than 36°c(96.8°f) or greater than 38°c(100.4°f) heart rate greater than 90 beats per minute tachypnea (high respiratory rate), with than 20 breaths per minute; or, an arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide less than 4.3 kpa (32 mmhg) white blood cell count less than 4000 cells/mm³.
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