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Algorithm of Huang et al for Using Procalcitonin to Guide Antibiotic Therapy in a Patient with Secondary Peritonitis

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Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Huang et al reported an procalcitonin-based algorithm for antibiotic therapy of a patient with secondary peritonitis. This can help to optimize antibiotic therapy without jeopardizing the patient. The authors are from National Taiwan University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, National Yang-Ming University and Taipei City Hospital in Taiwan.

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