Procalcitonin Blood Tests

Procalcitonin is an infrequently used blood test in primary care. In hospital medicine it has been shown to have good sensitivity in determining whether a patient is suffering from a bacterial infection. If it were to be used within a GP appointment then the test has the potential to assist the decision of whether or not antibiotics are needed for common complaints such as cough, sore throat or earache.

 

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