Serum Procalcitonin Levels and Empirical Antibiotic Treatment of Patients with Community-Acquired Febrile Syndromes

Villanueva, Jose Luis; Cervin, Richards J.
March 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p822
Academic Journal
Presents letters to the editor published in the March 2003 issue of 'Clinical Infectious Diseases,' which discuss the treatment methodology of patients with community-acquired febrile syndrome without any clinical evidence of symptom severity. Suggestion of treatment with empirical antibiotic therapy; Discussion of treatment procedure for different community-acquired diseases; Benefits of empirical antibiotic therapy.


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