[Usefulness of serum procalcitonin in the early diagnosis of maternal-fetal bacterial infection. A prospective study].

Abstract

UNLABELLED Early diagnosis avoiding unnecessary treatment of maternal-fetal bacterial infection remains one of the greatest challenges for obstetricians and pediatricians. To meet these objectives, many inflammatory mediators were used, including procalcitonin (PCT). The aim of our study was to determine the usefulness of PCT in early diagnosis and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcped.2010.12.009

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