Procalcitonin (PCT) Testing and the Management of Sepsis 

Sepsis is a leading cause of death in hospitals worldwide, placing a significant health and economic burden on both patients and healthcare institutions. An early and accurate diagnosis can save precious time, expense, and most importantly, lives. The Siemens Healthineers B·R·A·H·M·S Procalcitonin (PCT) Assay can aid healthcare providers in the diagnosis of sepsis.


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  • What is Procalcitonin?
  • How to implement procalcitonin into your medical centers sepsis protocol (clinical)?
  • How to validate procalcitonin on your Atellica IM?
  • How incorporating procalcitonin into your antimicrobial stewardship program can improve readmission rates, adverse antibiotic rates, all-cause hospital mortality rates, and more.
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