n South African Medical Journal - CRP and toxic granulation : correspondence

Volume 100, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



I read the article on CRP and toxic granulation with great interest. The authors concluded : 'The proposed system can be applied to patients with inflammatory or infectious conditions, where grading of toxic granulation of neutrophils can possibly be used as a surrogate marker to assess infection or inflammation and their response to treatment.' I agree that the new system can be useful in clinical practice. However, there are some points of concern.

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