VITROS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin)

VITROS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin)

VITROS<sup>®</sup> B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin)

The power of B•R•A•H•M•S with the difference that only VITROS® can deliver

B•R•A•H•M•S PCT is the best biomarker for early bacterial Sepsis. 

Sepsis is a life threatening condition where the body overreacts to an infection. It affects more than 30 million people with 6 million deaths around the world each year. Identifying and treating the condition as early as possible has been shown to increase the likelihood of survival.  

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Confidence in decisions for Clinicians 

  • Early diagnosis of severe bacterial infections and sepsis1,2
  • Therapeutic guidance for starting and safely stopping antibiotic treatment3,4
  • Excellent analytical correlation and clinical concordance to B•R•A•H•M•S method

 

1Harbarth S, Holeckova K, Froidevaux C et al. Diagnostic value of procalcitonin, interleukin-6, and interlukin-8 in critically ill patients admitted with suspected sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 164: 396-402.

2Brunkhorst FM, Wegscheider K, Forycki ZF, et al. Procalcitonin for early diagnosis and differentiation of SIRS, sepsis, severe sepsis, and septic shock. Intensive Care Med. 26:148-152; 2000.

3Branche A, Neeser O, Müller B et al. Procalcitonin to guide antibiotic decision making. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2019;32(2):130-135.

4Schuetz P, Bolliger R, Merker M, et al. Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy algorithms for different types of acute respiratory infections based on previous trials. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther.2018;16(7):555-564.

 

VITROS® B•R•A•H•M•S PCT (Procalcitonin)

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