Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome – Lab measures

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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is also known as Pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome.

It is characterized by inflammation of multiple organs in the body.

In this condition, lab measures are as follows:

  1. Hematology, includes increased neutrophil and decreased lymphocyte, measured in mean percentage.
  2. Inflammatory markers, include increased C-reative protein, ferritin, procalcitonin, and interleukin-6, measured in mg/L, ng/mL, ng/mL, and pg/mL, respectively.
  3. Cardiac markers, include increased troponin, brain natriuretic peptide, and prohormone of brain natriuretic peptide, measured in ng/L, pg/mL, and ng/L, respectively.
  4. Coagulation, includes increased D-dimer and Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, measured in mg/L and mm/h, respectively.

Summary in German language (Zusammenfassung in deutscher Sprache)

Das Multisystem-Entzündungssyndrom bei Kindern ist durch eine Entzündung mehrerer Organe im Körper gekennzeichnet.
In diesem Zustand nehmen Neutrophile, C-reaktives Protein, Ferritin und Troponin zu und Lymphozyten in den Labormaßnahmen ab.


Ahmed, M., Advani, S., Moreira, A., Zoretic, S., Martinez, J., Chorath, K., Acosta, S., Naqvi, R., Burmeister-Morton, F., Burmeister, F., Tarriela, A., Petershack, M., Evans, M., Hoang, A., Rajasekaran, K., Ahuja, S., & Moreira, A. (2020). Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: A systematic review. EClinicalMedicine, 26, 100527.

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