At Morton Plant Hospital BayCare Health System (MPMHC), we’ve learned the key to saving lives from sepsis without increasing antibiotic resistance is Procalcitonin (PCT) testing.
Bacteria are constantly evolving, so even if we are able to develop an arsenal of new drugs, we will always need to stay one step ahead of the bugs. For that reason, we need to use diagnostics tests to help doctors prescribe antibiotics more accurately.
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