Are you PROcalcitonin? St.Emlyn’s goes bug-hunting.

St.Emlyn's – Emergency Medicine #FOAMed

At work the other day, someone mentioned that we could use procalcitonin to distinguish between viral and bacterial infections, particularly in the paediatric population. It was touted as the answer to that age-old question, “should I prescribe antibiotics for this…
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