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Predictive Value of Procalcitonin for Bacteremia in the ICU

2018-04-20 09:47:10 | BioPortfolio

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A Clinical Trial of Procalcitonin-guided Antimicrobial Therapy in Sepsis

The aim of the study is to demonstrate if using one procalcitonin (PCT)-guided rule of stop of antimicrobials, the incidence of infections by C.difficile and by Multi-Drug-Resistant (MDR) ...

Procalcitonin Guided Versus Conventional Antibiotic Therapy in Patients With Sepsis in the ICU

The adequacy of early empiric antimicrobial therapy is an important factor in determining the outcome in patients with severe sepsis. The duration of adequate antibiotic therapy in these p...

Evaluation of Serum Procalcitonin in Critically Ill Patients With Suspected Sepsis

Procalcitonin is a promising marker of sepsis in critically ill patients. Procalcitonin have better diagnostic accuracy compared to White blood cell count and C - reactive protein. Investi...

Placebo Controlled Trial of Sodium Selenite and Procalcitonin Guided Antimicrobial Therapy in Severe Sepsis

Severe sepsis and septic shock are diseases of infectious origin with a high risk of death. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the intravenous application of selenium (given...

A Pilot Study to Determine the Correlation of Serum Procalcitonin Levels and Development of Sepsis in Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery

Serum procalcitonin levels will be considerably higher, for a longer period of time, in patients who develop sepsis compared to patients with SIRS or those who have an uncomplicated post-s...

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The use of procalcitonin in the determination of severity of sepsis, patient outcomes and infection characteristics.

The primary objective of this study was to determine the correlation between procalcitonin values and illness severity by evaluating the degree of end organ dysfunction using the Sequential Organ Fail...

Combined quantification of procalcitonin and HLA-DR improves sepsis detection in surgical patients.

Early recognition of sepsis is a key factor to improve survival to this disease in surgical patients, since it allows prompt control of the infectious source. Combining pro-inflammatory and immunosupr...

Evaluation of procalcitonin accuracy for the distinction between Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial sepsis in burn patients.

Sepsis is the main cause of death in burns. Early institution of antimicrobial therapy is crucial to optimize outcomes but superfluous therapy increases adverse events, microbial resistance and costs....

Are Fetuin-A levels beneficial for estimating timing of sepsis occurrence?

To evaluated Fetuin-A levels of patients admitted in the intensive care unit with a diagnosis of sepsis. Methods: This study was conducted at the Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Universi...

Real-world use of procalcitonin and other biomarkers among sepsis hospitalizations in the United States: A retrospective, observational study.

Sepsis management guidelines endorse use of biomarkers to support clinical assessment and treatment decisions in septic patients. The impact of biomarkers on improving patient outcomes remains uncerta...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.

Acute neurological dysfunction during severe SEPSIS in the absence of direct brain infection characterized by systemic inflammation and BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER perturbation.

Blood infection that occurs in an infant younger than 90 days old. Early-onset sepsis is seen in the first week of life and most often appears within 24 hours of birth. Late-onset occurs after 1 week and before 3 months of age.

The measurement around the body at the level of the ABDOMEN and just above the hip bone. The measurement is usually taken immediately after exhalation.

The measurement of magnetic fields generated by electric currents from the heart. The measurement of these fields provides information which is complementary to that provided by ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY.

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