White blood cell count testing to predict coronary artery disease in the general population

Parrella, A, Mundy, L
Record ID 32006000650
English
Authors' results and conclusions: Coronary heart disease contributes to a great burden of disease and economic cost to the Australian population. A number of studies reported a correlation between white blood cells and coronary artery inflammation, however there are many markers currently available and in use for the prediction of coronary artery disease.
Authors' recomendations: HealthPACT has recommended to archive this technology.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2005
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Australia
MeSH Terms
  • Leukocyte Count
  • Coronary Artery Disease
Contact
Organisation Name: Adelaide Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: School of Public Health, Mail Drop 545, University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, AUSTRALIA, Tel: +61 8 8313 4617
Contact Name: ahta@adelaide.edu.au
Contact Email: ahta@adelaide.edu.au
Copyright: Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA)
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