High serum procalcitonin levels do not predict bacteremia in adult patients with acute fever

Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Mar 15;36(6):825-6; author reply 826-7. doi: 10.1086/368095.
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Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Bacteremia / blood
  • Bacteremia / diagnosis*
  • Bacteremia / microbiology
  • Bacteremia / physiopathology
  • Biomarkers / blood
  • Calcitonin / blood*
  • Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
  • Fever / etiology
  • Humans
  • Protein Precursors / blood*
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

Substances

  • Biomarkers
  • CALCA protein, human
  • Protein Precursors
  • Calcitonin
  • Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide