Educational Workshop at EuroMedLab 2019

23. IFCC-EFLM European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine from May 19-23, in Barcelona, Spain

Procalcitonin testing: Diagnostic performance linked to safe management of bacterial infections

Workshop overview

Today a range of PCT assays are available in the market raising the question for the laboratory, to which extend is it possible to transfer the clinical cut-offs established mainly with B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR, when other assays are used. The session will provide an overview on the assay performance aspects that are of particular relevance for the clinical use of the marker procalcitonin and how to test the utility of other available tests before introducing into clinical practice.

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Chair: Jorge Ordóñez-Llanos, Santa Creu i Sant Paul, Barcelona, Spain


PCT 2019 – The Clinical Perspective

Speaker: Maddalena Peghin, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy


PCT 2019 – The Perspective of the Laboratory

Speaker: Mario Plebani, University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy


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