Impact of multiplex respiratory virus testing on antimicrobial consumption in adults in acute care: a randomized clinical trial

  01 October 2019

Multiplex PCR testing for respiratory viruses with results available within 24 hours did not reduce the consumption of bacterial antibiotics or the length of hospital stay in adults presenting with respiratory symptoms, fever, chest pain or reduced general condition in acute care.

Author(s): Elina Saarela, Terhi Tapiainen, Jaana Kauppila, Tytti Pokka, Matti Uhari, Heikki Kauma, Marjo Renko
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