Procalcitonin to reduce the number of unnecessary cystographies in children with a urinary tract infection: a European validation study.
- Published Article
The Journal of Pediatrics
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
High PCT is a strong, independent and now validated predictor of VUR that can be used to identify low-risk patients and thus avoid one third of the unnecessary cystourethrographies in children with a first febrile UTI.
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