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SCCM Pod-422 Procalcitonin in COVID-19 and Influenza-Related Secondary Bacterial Infections

Procalcitonin testing on admission seems to be a valuable piece of information for early risk assessment and ruling out bacterial co-infection in COVID-19 patients.

Host Pamela M. Peeke, MD, MPH, is joined by Michael Broyles, PharmD, and Eric H. Gluck, MD, to explore this topic.

Dr. Broyles is director of pharmacy and laboratory services at Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas, Arkansas, USA, and Dr. Gluck is director of critical care services at Swedish Covenant Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

This podcast is sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Published: 9/24/2020


Estimated Time: 23:16 min

Categories: Disaster, Infection,
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