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ICU Management

Is PCT Testing Effective in Guiding Antibiotic Therapy?

2015 12 Dec

The use of procalcitonin (PCT) testing to guide antibiotic treatment may reduce antibiotic use in patients with sepsis or suspected sepsis in the ICU and patients with possible bacterial infections in emergency departments (EDs), according to a systematic review published in Health Technology Assessment . PCT is produced in your body and increases... Read more