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Procalcitonin testing not impacting antibiotic rx for COPD

08:40 EDT 21 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—Hospital adoption of procalcitonin (PCT) testing has had little impact on antibiotic prescribing for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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