Prospective evaluation of procalcitonin
, soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 and C-reactive protein in febrile patients with autoimmune diseases.
and other biomarkers to improve assessment and antibiotic stewardship in infections-hope for hype?
Diagnostic and Prognostic Role of Procalcitonin
reflects bacteremia and bacterial load in urosepsis syndrome: A prospective observational study.
Correlation of procalcitonin
and C-reactive protein to inflammation, complications, and outcome during the intensive care unit course of multiple-trauma patients.
Potential use of procalcitonin
concentrations as a diagnostic marker of the PFAPA syndrome.
and C-reactive protein as diagnostic markers of severe bacterial infections in febrile infants and children in the emergency department.
8 Liver function ([dagger]) Normal Normal Prothrombin time (>70%) 78% 66% CRPf *16 x56 Procalcitonin
A systematic review showed that serum procalcitonin
level can be used to guide initiation and duration of antibiotics in acute respiratory infections and was not associated with increased deaths or treatment failure.
levels were determined using Vidas Brahms Procalcitonin
assay, which is an enzymelinked fluorescent immunoassay, performed in an automated Vidas instrument (BioMerieux Inc.
8 x 10 [sup] /[micro]L; procalcitonin
>200 ng/mL; blood urea nitrogen 77.
The discharge/day-of-death SOFA score and procalcitonin
value were higher in those who died (15 v.
The gestational weeks, birth weights, status of parenteral nutrition and supportive ventilation treatment, procalcitonin
levels, hemograms and total hospitalization times of the patients are shown in Table 1.
Vitamin C significantly reduced the pro-inflammatory biomarkers C-reactive protein and procalcitonin
High sensitivity and specificity of serum procalcitonin
levels in adults with bacterial meningitis.