The Natural History of Procalcitonin in Hemorrhagic Stroke


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Hospitalization for an admitting diagnosis of hemorrhagic stroke admitted to the neurosurgical intensive care unit
- Age greater than 18 years
- No evidence of ischemic cerebrovascular injury

Exclusion Criteria

- Concomitant traumatic brain injury
- Antibiotics on admission to the NICU
- Immunocompromised by chemotherapy or HIV positive or patient with neutropenia (ANC <1000)
- Women who are pregnant and/or of childbearing age where a pregnancy test has not already occurred