Serial and panel analyses of biomarkers do not improve the prediction of bacteremia compared to one procalcitonin measurement
Journal of Infection, 06/29/2012
Tromp M et al. – The ability of PCT to predict bacteremia in patients with sepsis does not further improve when combined with IL–6, LBP, CRP, clinical signs, or serial measurements. Naturally, this does not exclude that a panel of other biomarkers may lead to different results.