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HM2018 Abstract Number: 362

Low-value use of procalcitonin testing after introduction at an academic medical center

Background: Procalcitonin (PCT) is a biomarker that correlates with the presence of bacterial infection in certain clinical scenarios; it has increasingly accepted indications for antibiotic stewardship. Most sources suggest that antibiotics should be considered for [...]

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