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Evaluation of procalcitonin as a marker to predict antibiotic response in adult patients with acute appendicitis: a prospective observational study.

Authors
  • Assarsson, Jeanette
  • Körner, Ulla
  • Lundholm, Kent
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Infections
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
15
Issue
5
Pages
601–605
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/sur.2013.064
PMID: 24865123
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Procalcitonin has limited additional value, compared with standard laboratory tests as CRP, WBC, and body temperature to predict antibiotic treatment response in adult patients with acute appendicitis.

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