Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases / 2009 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Procalcitonin as a Biomarker for a Bacterial Infection on Hospital Admission: A Critical Appraisal in a Cohort of Travellers with Fever after a Stay in (Sub)tropics

Figure 1

Flow-chart of procalcitonin test results on admission in relation to a predefined outcome in a cohort of 157 consecutive travellers who presented with fever (i.e., a body temperature 38.5°C on admission). An elevated procalcitonin level was defined as a  ng/mL as measured with a semiquantitative assay.

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