B·R·A·H·M·S PCT – Because quality matters
B·R·A·H·M·S PCT – the history of the biomarker Procalcitonin (PCT); Technical assay quality is important for safe and efficient use of established clinical cut-offs and decision algorithms.
PCT cut-offs and clinical algorithms were established by use of the global reference standard B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR assay
B·R·A·H·M·S PCT in Heart Failure
Prof. Martin Möckel, Prof. Stephan von Haehling and Dr. Morten Schou (Florence, 2015) share their views on the role of Procalcitonin in the differentilal diagnosis of Pneumonia in Acute Heart Failure.
B·R·A·H·M·S PCT (Procalcitonin)
Sepsis (also known as "blood poisoning) is one of the most common, but least-recognized acute illnesses in both the developed and developing world: Despite all clinical progress, it kills 10,000 lives per day worldwide. These are more deaths than from breast cancer, colon cancer and HIV together. Most of us however are not aware of this.