Using Procalcitonin to Differentiate Bacterial from Viral Meningitis.

Title

Using Procalcitonin to Differentiate Bacterial from Viral Meningitis.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2015
2015-10

Description

A meta-analysis based on nine studies found an elevated serum procalcitonin to be an accurate test for differentiating bacterial from viral meningitis in adults.

Subject

Human; Diagnosis; Differential; Meningitis; Calcitonin – Blood; Biological Markers – Therapeutic Use; Bacterial – Diagnosis; Confidence Intervals – Utilization; Sensitivity and Specificity – Utilization; Viral – Diagnosis

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

1–2

Issue

1

Volume

35

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “Using Procalcitonin to Differentiate Bacterial from Viral Meningitis.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed April 19, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5879.

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