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Gastrointestinal PCR panel enables faster, better antibiotic therapy in kids with infectious diarrhea


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Archives of Disease in Childhood
Reuters Health - 18/01/2022 - Using a multiplex gastrointestinal PCR (GI-PCR) panel in children with infectious diarrhea can speed up appropriate prescription of antibiotics, a new study suggests.  "The GI-PCR's results impacted the medical management of gastroenteritis for almost one-fourth of the children, and especially the prescription of appropriate antibiotic treatment before stool culture results," Dr. Jeanne Truong of the Robert Debre University Hospital, in Paris, and colleagues report in Archives of Disease in Childhood.  Few studies have examined the impact of using multiplex PCR on pediatric treatment decisions, they researchers note. To investigate...


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