Archives of Anesthesiology and Critical Care 2016. 2(1):165-168.

Procalcitonin, a Reliable Biomarker in Management of Sepsis
Shahram Amini, Alireza Sedaghat

Abstract


Procalcitonin is widely used as a biomarker for diagnosis and prognosis for sepsis and infection as well as monitoring the response to antibiotic therapy. In this study we systematically reviewed the value of procalcitonin in diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis in patients with sepsis or infection.

Keywords


procalcitonin; sepsis; infection; prognosis

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