In conclusion, this research reports a significantly high level of PCT in patients with DFO with good sensitivity and specificity in differentiating it from diabetic foot cellulitis. A larger study should be conducted to confirm the findings. In addition, a detailed economic analysis would be helpful to determine the use of PCT as a diagnostic test in patients with infected diabetic foot ulcers.
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