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Pros and cons of using biomarkers versus clinical decisions in start and stop decisions for antibiotics in the critical care setting

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Albrich, Werner C
Published in Intensive Care Medicine. 2015, vol. 41, no. 10, p. 1739-1751
Abstract Patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) frequently receive prolonged or even unnecessary antibiotic therapy, which selects for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Over the last decade there has been great interest in biomarkers, particularly procalcitonin, to reduce antibiotic exposure.
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PMID: 26194026
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Research group Groupe Harbarth Stephan (Staphylocoques dorés résistants à la méthicilline) (866)
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ALBRICH, Werner C, HARBARTH, Stéphan Juergen. Pros and cons of using biomarkers versus clinical decisions in start and stop decisions for antibiotics in the critical care setting. In: Intensive Care Medicine, 2015, vol. 41, n° 10, p. 1739-1751. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:77979

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