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NEW YORK (360Dx) –The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is sponsoring a clinical study to determine whether low levels of procalcitonin (PCT) can reliably reveal whether a person’s lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) will improve with antibiotics.

Investigators at the NIAID-supported Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group are collaborating in the PCT study with researchers and medical experts from BioMérieux, the diagnostics company based in Marcy-l'Étoile, France.

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