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Narrative Review for Clinical Microbiology and Infection "how to" How to: Implement procalcitonin testing in my practice.

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Summary of "Narrative Review for Clinical Microbiology and Infection "how to" How to: Implement procalcitonin testing in my practice."

Adding procalcitonin (PCT) to antibiotic stewardship algorithms may improve antibiotic use. PCT protocols, however, need to be adapted to clinical settings and patient populations.

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Name: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1469-0691
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