Using Procalcitonin in Septic Shock to Guide Antibacterial Therapy.


Over the last decade, the biomarkers procalcitonin and C-reactive protein have gained interest in sepsis research. Procalcitonin is a unique biomarker that is specific to bacterial infection and has demonstrated utility in the risk stratification of patients with potential life-threatening bacterial infections. In addition, procalcitonin has been documented… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/DCC.0000000000000164


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