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PCT

(Private Communications Technology) A protocol from Microsoft that provides secure transactions over the Web. See security protocol.
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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.
The information is scant on blood PCT levels in high-risk patients with invasive fungal infections, such as ICU patients.
-- Lower GST rates for telecom services to 12 pct from 18 pct
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).
PCT 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 were measured.
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.