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ALLMedicine™ Procalcitonin Center

Research & Reviews  3,823 results

Decreased antibiotic exposure using a procalcitonin protocol for respiratory infections...
https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2021.1893675
Current Medical Research and Opinion; DeSear KE, Thompson-Leduc P et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Antibiotic overuse leading to antimicrobial resistance is a global public health concern. Clinical trials have demonstrated that procalcitonin-based decision-making for antibiotic therapy can safely decrease inappropriate antibiotic use in patient...

Analysis of risk factors, pathogenic bacteria of maternal sepsis in term pregnant women...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024847
Medicine Wen Y, Chen H et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The objective of this study was to evaluate the risk factors, pathogenic bacteria and drug sensitivity of maternal sepsis, and provide evidence for clinical prevention and treatment.A retrospective investigation of pregnant women with full-term ma...

Examining the utility of extended laboratory panel testing in the emergency department ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7898230
Journal of Clinical Pathology; Ponsford MJ, Burton RJ et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The role of specific blood tests to predict poor prognosis in patients admitted with infection from SARS-CoV-2 remains uncertain. During the first wave of the global pandemic, an extended laboratory testing panel was integrated into the local path...

Serum Procalcitonin Correlates With Renal Function and Immune Components in Early-Stage...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2021.01.032
Transplantation Proceedings; Quan X, Feng C et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - In renal transplantation, monitoring procalcitonin (PCT) in the early post-transplant period can be a promising method for early tracking of infectious complications. However, the correlation between PCT and infection-related factors and immune co...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3,895 results

Decreased antibiotic exposure using a procalcitonin protocol for respiratory infections...
https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2021.1893675
Current Medical Research and Opinion; DeSear KE, Thompson-Leduc P et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2021 - Antibiotic overuse leading to antimicrobial resistance is a global public health concern. Clinical trials have demonstrated that procalcitonin-based decision-making for antibiotic therapy can safely decrease inappropriate antibiotic use in patient...

Analysis of risk factors, pathogenic bacteria of maternal sepsis in term pregnant women...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000024847
Medicine Wen Y, Chen H et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The objective of this study was to evaluate the risk factors, pathogenic bacteria and drug sensitivity of maternal sepsis, and provide evidence for clinical prevention and treatment.A retrospective investigation of pregnant women with full-term ma...

Examining the utility of extended laboratory panel testing in the emergency department ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7898230
Journal of Clinical Pathology; Ponsford MJ, Burton RJ et. al.

Feb 20th, 2021 - The role of specific blood tests to predict poor prognosis in patients admitted with infection from SARS-CoV-2 remains uncertain. During the first wave of the global pandemic, an extended laboratory testing panel was integrated into the local path...

Serum Procalcitonin Correlates With Renal Function and Immune Components in Early-Stage...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2021.01.032
Transplantation Proceedings; Quan X, Feng C et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - In renal transplantation, monitoring procalcitonin (PCT) in the early post-transplant period can be a promising method for early tracking of infectious complications. However, the correlation between PCT and infection-related factors and immune co...

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News  107 results

Procalcitonin Takes Aim at Sepsis With Mixed Success
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925839

Feb 26th, 2020 - The early diagnosis of sepsis is necessary to help patients and prevent the unnecessary use of antimicrobial agents. This serious condition, resulting from harmful micro-organisms in the blood or other tissues, and the body's response to their pre...

Does Procalcitonin Fulfill the 'Biomarker Promise' in the ICU?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919985

Oct 24th, 2019 - At the hospital where I work, procalcitonin (PCT)-guided treatment has become the standard of care. The infectious disease service, in collaboration with our intensive care unit (ICU) director, just released new antibiotic prescribing guidelines t...

Disseminated Invasive Candidiasis in an Immunocompetent Host
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/207467/hospital-medicine/disseminated-invasive-candidiasis-immunocompetent-host/page/0/2?channel=285

Sep 3rd, 2019 - As previously discussed, blood cultures are often negative with invasive candidiasis, as the window of opportunity is short and may be missed. As shown in murine models, it is easy to miss a narrow window of candidemia, leading to false-negative b.

Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Evaluation and Diagnosis
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/208941/pulmonology/community-acquired-pneumonia-evaluation-and/page/0/3?channel=284

Sep 1st, 2019 - Biologic Markers Two biologic markers—procalcitonin and C-reactive protein (CRP)—can be used in conjunction with history, physical examination, laboratory tests, and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of CAP. 24 Procalcitonin.

Presepsin can rule out invasive bacterial infection in infants
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/206598/infectious-diseases/presepsin-can-rule-out-invasive-bacterial-infection?channel=39313
Bruce Jancin

Aug 16th, 2019 - LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – A point-of-care presepsin measurement in the emergency department displayed powerful accuracy for early rule-out of invasive bacterial infection in infants less than 3 months old presenting with fever without a source, based.

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