workup

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work·up

 (wûrk′ŭp′)
n.
A thorough medical examination for diagnostic purposes.
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workup

(ˈwɜːkˌʌp)
n
(Medicine) US a medical examination
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work•up

(ˈwɜrkˌʌp)

n.
a thorough medical diagnostic examination including laboratory tests and x-rays.
[1935–40]
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Translations

workup

1. n. preparación del paciente para la aplicación de un tratamiento;
2. obtención de los datos pertinentes a un caso.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

workup

n conjunto de exámenes que se realiza para determinar la causa de un síntoma o signo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Before starting antimicrobial therapy, blood samples were collected from 50 neonates who were clinically diagnosed as sepsis and subjected to sepsis workup which includes complete blood count, Immature to total neutrophil ratio (I/T Ratio), CRP, blood culture and procalcitonin levels.
Category 3 (nonsepsis group) consisted of episodes that met the initial clinical criteria for sepsis workup, but the infants were subsequently proven neither to be infected nor to have NEC, and their other parameters, including differential white cell counts and acute-phase protein were within the reference intervals.
This may be because of the fact that the sepsis workup in our study was performed early, with the first suspicion of infection, at which time CRP has not reached its highest levels yet.
So the value of C- reactive protein in sepsis workup is questionable.
In a study done by Cetinkaya M et al median procalcitonin levels were higher in the septic group compared with the non-septic group at the time of the sepsis workup (2.7 vs 0.5 ng/ml, p=0.003), at 1-24 h after the sepsis workup (4.6 vs 0.6 ng/ml, p=0.003), and at 25-48 h (6.9 vs 2.0 ng/ml, p=0.016).
Rates of admission to neonatal intensive care, use of ventilation and readmission of the infant did not differ by type of care; however, sepsis workup with up to three days of antibiotic treatment occurred more frequently in the traditional care group than in the collaborative care group (5% vs.