Digital PCR Applications for the Diagnosis and Management of Infection in Critical Care Medicine

Irene Merino; Amanda de la Fuente; Marta Domínguez-Gil; José María Eiros; Ana P. Tedim; Jesús F. Bermejo-Martín


Crit Care. 2022;26(63) 

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This review evidences the potential of dPCR as a useful tool that could contribute to improve the diagnosis and clinical management of infection in critical care medicine. Although most of the published works consist of pilot/exploratory studies, they show the potential of dPCR, supporting the development of further, larger studies aimed to validate the use of this technology in this field.