What is the significance of an elevated INR in the workup of bacterial pneumonia?

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: Justina Gamache, MD; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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An elevated international normalized ratio (INR) has been associated with more severe illness. This finding may herald the development of disseminated intravascular coagulation.


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