@NickJohnsonMD @Rick_Pescatore I think it is most useful in helping clinicians feel comfortable withholding or rapidly d/c'ing abx with ARI + neg PCT in non-critically ill non-immunosuppressed pts. Agree it is often ordered in situations where it is not in
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Procalcitonin to initiate or discontinue antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections. - PubMed - NCBI https://t.co/seXWcJIrhc