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.
Dr. Paula Ramírez. Intensive Medicine Service of the University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe de Valencia.
- Clinical Analysis Services
- Intensive Care Units
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.