- [Usefulness of semi-quantitative procalcitonin test in respiratory medical practice]Hideto Oshita
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Chugoku Rosai General Hospital, Kure 737 0193, Japan
Rinsho Byori 58:670-5. 2010..A lot of investigators have reported about the diagnostic and prognostic value of procalcitonin (PCT) for severe bacterial infection. We evaluated the usefulness of semi-quantitative PCT test in respiratory medical practice...
- Semi-quantitative procalcitonin test for the diagnosis of bacterial infection: clinical use and experience in JapanHideto Oshita
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Chugoku Rosai General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:222-7. 2010..The efficacy of the rapid semi-quantitative procalcitonin (PCT) test for the diagnosis of bacterial infection was evaluated in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome...