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Procalcitonin for Patient Monitoring and Guidance of Antibiotic Therapy

Educational booklet

Procalcitonin for Patient Monitoring and Guidance of Antibiotic Therapy

This educational booklet provides clinicians with a practical guide to the use of procalcitonin (PCT) for ‌patient monitoring, prognosis of disease severity, and guidance for antibiotic discontinuation.

Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy

Selection of publications

Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy

This document provides summaries of major publications demonstrating the medical value of PCT-guided antibiotic therapy in an easy-to-read format.

Use of Procalcitonin to support Antimicrobial Stewardship - A selection of clinical cases

Educational booklet

Use of Procalcitonin to support Antimicrobial Stewardship - A selection of clinical cases

This educational booklet on the use of Procalcitonin (PCT) to support Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) gathers real-world cases from renowned international experts sharing their experience on the use of this biomarker in their clinical practice.

Please note that this educational resource contains the authors’ personal opinions and clinical approaches and does not necessarily represent the viewpoint, strategy or opinions of bioMérieux. 

Blood Culture: A key investigation for diagnosis of bloodstream infections

Educational booklet

Blood Culture: A key investigation for diagnosis of bloodstream infections

This booklet aims to answer key questions commonly asked in relation to blood culture, provide practical recommendations for routine blood culture procedures, and offer an illustrated step-by-step guide to blood culture collection best practices.

 

Additional Blood Culture resources are available in the Microbiology section.

Sepsis explained in 3 minutes

Global Sepsis Alliance video

Sepsis explained in 3 minutes

Learn more on sepsis with the Global Sepsis Alliance' 3 minute video explaining this life-threatening condition. The video is available in 7 languages on the World Sepsis Day Youtube Channel.

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The content on this website and associated materials do not constitute medical advice and should not be considered a substitute for the individual professional judgement of any physician or other health care practitioner regarding the appropriate course of action for a particular patient. All recommendations should be independently reviewed with appropriate medical staff in light of the needs of any particular institution and its patients. bioMérieux makes no guarantee or representation regarding the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information for any particular purpose, including but not limited to any cost savings.

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