Procalcitonin Monitoring May Decrease Antibiotic Use in the Intensive Care Unit
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085994|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2010 by University of Athens.
Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2010
University of Athens
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University of Athens
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Unknown|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2010|
Publications of Results:
Kopterides P, Siempos II, Tsangaris I, Tsantes A, Armaganidis A. Procalcitonin-guided algorithms of antibiotic therapy in the intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov;38(11):2229-41. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181f17bf9. Review.
Schuetz P, Christ-Crain M, Thomann R, Falconnier C, Wolbers M, Widmer I, Neidert S, Fricker T, Blum C, Schild U, Regez K, Schoenenberger R, Henzen C, Bregenzer T, Hoess C, Krause M, Bucher HC, Zimmerli W, Mueller B; ProHOSP Study Group. Effect of procalcitonin-based guidelines vs standard guidelines on antibiotic use in lower respiratory tract infections: the ProHOSP randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2009 Sep 9;302(10):1059-66. doi: 10.1001/jama.2009.1297.
Bouadma L, Luyt CE, Tubach F, Cracco C, Alvarez A, Schwebel C, Schortgen F, Lasocki S, Veber B, Dehoux M, Bernard M, Pasquet B, Régnier B, Brun-Buisson C, Chastre J, Wolff M; PRORATA trial group. Use of procalcitonin to reduce patients' exposure to antibiotics in intensive care units (PRORATA trial): a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2010 Feb 6;375(9713):463-74. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61879-1. Epub 2010 Jan 25.