In a study comparing IL-6 to procalcitonin as a biomarker of sepsis, PCT
demonstrated a far greater specificity of 97 percent vs.
Since 1996, the value of B*R*A*H*M*S PCT
in supporting care of critically ill and septic patients has been reinforced through more than 4000 publications in the US and in Europe.
sounds great, so why not use it instead of FCT?
The information is scant on blood PCT
levels in high-risk patients with invasive fungal infections, such as ICU patients.
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from 18 pct
Unitemizde sepsis dusunulen tum hastalarda PCT
serum duzeyi bakilmaktadir.
Elevation of CRP was less prominent compared with that of PCT
in AESD, resulting in a significantly higher PCT/CRP ratio in the AESD group (27.5 [+ or -] 34.2) than in the FS group (3.2 [+ or -] 6.8) (p < 0.0001).
is one of the best markers the laboratory can offer for the diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of sepsis.
Serum concentrations of CRP, leukocyte counts, and PCT
Objective: To observe the changes in the levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin (PCT
) in serum of patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) and to compare with the values of CRP in combination with PCT
in the diagnosis and treatment of infective exacerbation of COPD.
International patent applications filed under WIPO's Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT
) grew by 1.7% to 218,000 in 2015, setting a new annual record.
To be effective on Wednesday, the People's Bank of China will lower both the one-year lending rate and the one-year deposit rate by 0.25 pct
points to 4.6 pct
and 1.75 pct
respectively, it announced on its website.