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Welcome to week 3

An article welcoming learners to the final week of the course, with an overview of the upcoming topics.
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Welcome to the final week of this course on procalcitonin as a biomarker for antimicrobial stewardship.

So far in this course, you have learned about the benefits of procalcitonin and how it can be used as an antimicrobial stewardship tool. You have also learned about its uses within different hospital settings.

In the final week, you will:

  • Explore the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated complications

  • Look at how procalcitonin has been used in the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Discuss the limitations and barriers to use of procalcitonin

Please continue to contribute to discussions and share your experiences in the comments section.

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Procalcitonin: PCT as a Biomarker for Antimicrobial Stewardship

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