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Sam Bozzette, MD, PhD
Vice President, Medical Affairs – Americas/East Asia and Global Health Economics and Outcomes,
Adjunct Professor of Medicine and of International Relations, University of California, San Diego
Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina
Procalcitonin (PCT) levels are not only useful in the initial diagnosis of sepsis, but change in PCT levels over time can be useful in subsequent management. Monitoring PCT levels over 4 days can help determine which septic patients are at greatest risk of death, enabling clinicians to adjust medical care.
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