Diagnostic and predictive values of procalcitonin in bloodstream infections for nosocomial pneumonia

Diagnostic and predictive values of procalcitonin in bloodstream infections for nosocomial pneumonia PurposeWe evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of PCT to distinguish between gram-negative (GN) and gram-positive (GP) bloodstream infections nosocomial pneumonia (NP) patients and compared PCT levels with the pneumonia severity index (PSI) for predicting mortality. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Critical Care Elsevier

Diagnostic and predictive values of procalcitonin in bloodstream infections for nosocomial pneumonia

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 The Authors
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0883-9441
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10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.12.022
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PurposeWe evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of PCT to distinguish between gram-negative (GN) and gram-positive (GP) bloodstream infections nosocomial pneumonia (NP) patients and compared PCT levels with the pneumonia severity index (PSI) for predicting mortality.

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Journal of Critical CareElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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