Procalcitonin

Procalcitonin

Procalcitonin* (PCT) is an important marker to help: diagnose sepsis in critically ill patients and to help determine the risk of progressing to severe sepsis and septic shock; to help identify serious bacterial infections and to distinguish between bacterial and non-bacterial conditions; to help guide antibiotic treatment.

Frequency: Monthly

Samples per set: 3 x 0.5mL samples

Procalcitonin Programme*
AnalyteApprox. Range Covered
Procalcitonin0 – 100ng/mL

*Not Accredited

Accreditation

UKAS Proficiency Testing 4301UKAS Calibration 4301


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