Procalcitonin to Predict Bacterial Coinfection in Infants With Acute Bronchiolitis: A Preliminary Analysis

@article{Laham2014ProcalcitoninTP,
  title={Procalcitonin to Predict Bacterial Coinfection in Infants With Acute Bronchiolitis: A Preliminary Analysis},
  author={James L. Laham and P. Breheny and B. M. Gardner and H. Bada},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={11–15}
}
  • James L. Laham, P. Breheny, +1 author H. Bada
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Care
  • Objective The aim of this study was to conduct a preliminary analysis of serum procalcitonin (PCT) to predict bacterial coinfection in infants with acute bronchiolitis. Methods Retrospective cohort chart review of 40 infants admitted with acute bronchiolitis to the pediatric intensive care unit. Logistic regression models were used to determine the association of PCT and white blood count with presence of bacterial coinfection defined by either positive culture or chest radiograph result… CONTINUE READING
    Australasian bronchiolitis guideline
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