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Teddy Bear
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May 24, 2010
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Ordering procalcitonin levels only happens in an academic institution for academic purposes. I've never seen a situation where ordering it will change my management of sepsis or suspected sepsis. If ordered, it may reinforce one's diagnosis, but never changes management.


The Oncoming Storm
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Oct 22, 2013
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No I've seen it in the more than one community programs I've been in, where it has changed management

it was used pretty religiously as a measure for when to d/c abx in a course for PNA, and other stuff I don't remember
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