Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein as markers of bacterial infection in patients with solid tumours.

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INTRODUCTION The diagnosis of bacterial infections in patients with solid tumours can be difficult as both the tumour and its treatment can cause symptoms and signs similar to those of infections. Many patients with solid tumours therefore receive antibiotic treatment without having a bacterial infection. In this prospective study, we wanted to investigate… (More)

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