ELECSYS B·R·A·H·M·S PCT (License Partner: Roche)

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Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) for the determination of Procalcitonin (PCT) in human serum or plasma on the automated Roche Elecsys, Modular and Cobas e (e601, e602 and e411) immunoassay analyzers.


Assay characteristics

ELECSYS B·R·A·H·M·S PCT assay can be distinguished by these characteristica:

Test principle ECLIA, sandwich principle
Sample matrix  Serum, plasma (heparin, EDTA)
Sample volume  30 μL
Test duration 18 min
Measuring range  0.02-100 μg/L
Functional sensitivity (LoQ) 0.06 μg/L
Detection limit (LoD) ≤ 0.02 μg/L

Limit of Quantitation (LoQ) and Limit of Detection (LoD) values are rounded to 2 decimal places in alignment with the reported results for the assay. 

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