A new protocol to diagnose life-threatening bacterial infections in infants: Will this change medical practice?
A new protocol, which measures the levels of bacteria in urine, serum procalcitonin and absolute neutrophil count may help to rule out life-threatening bacterial infections among infants up to 2 months of age who have fevers, potentially eliminating the need for spinal taps, unnecessary antibiotic treatments or expensive hospital stays, according to new research published online Feb. 18, 2019 in JAMA Pediatrics. Resea
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