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Clinical Utility of Procalcitonin in the Patient with Suspected Sepsis

The diagnostic and prognostic value of procalcitonin in patients with symptoms of sepsis will be analyzed, as well as the usefulness in therapy, in comparison with other methods such as blood culture or C-reactive protein.

Presenter

Dr. Paula Ramírez. Intensive Medicine Service of the University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe de Valencia.

Addressed To

  • Clinical Analysis Services
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Emergency

Objective of the Webinar

Treat aspects such as the maximum acceptable response time for the results, and what should be the frequency of the request for the test in the same patient. It is a summary, to discuss the need for Procalcitonin in ICU as POCT test.

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