Clinically Role of Serum Procalcitonin and C-reactive Protein Concentration in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infections

@inproceedings{Gahlot2017ClinicallyRO,
  title={Clinically Role of Serum Procalcitonin and C-reactive Protein Concentration in Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infections},
  author={G. Gahlot and Y. Soni and R. Vyas and R. Agarwal},
  year={2017}
}
  • G. Gahlot, Y. Soni, +1 author R. Agarwal
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Aim: - Serum inflammatory markers, C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), white blood cells (WBC), and procalcitonin (PCT), have been used for the diagnosis of foot infections in patients with diabetes. However, little is known about their changes during treatment of patients with foot infections. Procalcitonin (PCT) has been recently accepted as a marker for diagnosing infection. The aim of the present study was to determine whether PCT levels are associated with… CONTINUE READING

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