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Harris TB, Ferrucci L, Tracy RP, Corti MC, Wacholder S, et al

Associations of elevated interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein levels with mortality in the elderly

Am J Med (May) 106:506-512 1999

The full text of this paper is available from the American Journal of Medicine website. However, you first have to register at the AJM site to access this material (free as of May 99). Follow the AJM link from the Journals page on HDCN to register.

Nothing to do with dialysis patients, except this paper is an illustration of the generalizability of the use of CRP as a marker for poor outcome in dialysis patients (jtd).