What tests should be used to monitor response to antibiotic treatment in patients with spine infection?

Author: Maja Babic

RECOMMENDATION: Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are closely related to clinical response in spine infections and are therefore the preferred marker in monitoring the therapeutic course.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate

DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 93%, Disagree: 7%, Abstain: 0% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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