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PCT

Assess initial risk of bacterial infection and fatal sepsis

Diagnosis of sepsis is routinely performed in intensive care units (ICU) of all hospitals. Early detection of sepsis is very important in determining appropriate treatment as it is known to improve patient survival through a various therapeutic strategy for sepsis. The ichroma™ & AFIAS PCT test helps detect bacterial sepsis and assess the risk of developing septic shock.

Diagnosis diseases
Sepsis
  • CE
  • ANVISA ichroma™

About Using Reagent

  • Sample Types

    whole blood, plasma, serum
  • Reaction Time

    12 mins
  • Detection Range

    AFIAS (0.1 – 100 ng/ml)
    ichroma™ (0.1 – 100 ng/ml)
  • Indication

    Local infection, systemic infection (sepsis), sepsis shock, bacterial infection

In Your Medical Field

By quantitatively measuring PCT in blood (including fingertip blood), it can be conveniently used in emergency rooms as the presence and extent of sepsis can be quickly checked.