How is B·R·A·H·M·S Procalcitonin (PCT) utilised in COVID-19 patients?

Project specs

Country

Germany

Length

3:11

Summary

“Procalcitonin helps to overcome challenges in COVID-19 patient management:

– PCT is a useful tool to screen COVID-19 patients for bacterial co-infections

– PCT levels help to differentiate levels of risk for mortality

– PCT test results can be used to aid antibiotic treatment decisions

Based on the evolving data, procalcitonin has been included in international, national and hospital guidelines and recommendations for management of COVID-19 patients.”