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Procalcitonin — FOAMid

What is it? A peptide produced by the human body A precursor to calcitonin and thus consistently produced by the thyroid gland C cells An acute phase reactant (and can be used as a marker of a bacterial infection in the body) procalcitonin levels parallel severity of the infection/systemic inflammation increases are detectable ~4 hours […]

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