Joergen Nexoe

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BACKGROUND Knowledge of predominant pathogens and their association with outcome are of importance for the management of lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI). As antibiotic therapy is indicated in pneumonia and not in acute bronchitis, a predictor of pneumonia is needed. AIM To describe the aetiology and outcome of LRTI in adults with pneumonic and(More)
BACKGROUND The role of procalcitonin in diagnosing bacterial infection has mainly been studied in patients with severe infections. There is no study on the value of procalcitonin measurements in adults with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) treated in primary care. AIM To evaluate the accuracy of plasma procalcitonin in predicting radiographic(More)
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