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Can we consider procalcitonin as a consolidated biomarker in sepsis management?

A. Garcia-de-Lorenzo, S.M. Sanchez

Citation Information : Garcia-de-Lorenzo A, Sanchez S. Can we consider procalcitonin as a consolidated biomarker in sepsis management?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (3):136-137.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.152751

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


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