H1N1 Influenza Center

From the Publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine

Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein Levels Might Help Detect Bacterial Infection in Patients with H1N1 Influenza Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein Levels Might Help Detect Bacterial Infection in Patients with H1N1 Influenza Procalcitonin and C-Reactive Protein Levels Might Help Detect Bacterial Infection in Patients with H1N1 Influenza

A combination of procalcitonin level >0.8 ng/mL and CRP level >200 mg/L had a 90% positive predictive value for distinguishing bacterial or mixed bacterial/H1N1 infection from H1N1 infection. (more…)


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