B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR

2017 instrument BRAHMS KRYPTOR

The technical and clinical reference standard for all B·R·A·H·M·S PCT assays. 
All clinical cut-offs and algorithms were developed based on B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR.

Thermo Scientific B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR is a homogeneous immunoassay for the quantitative determination of PCT (Procalcitonin) in human serum or plasma on the automated Thermo Scientific B·R·A·H·M·S KRYPTOR random access analyser.


Assay characteristics

Test principle

Homogeneous immunoassay (sandwich principle) using TRACE™ technology (Time resolved amplified cryptate emission)

Sample matrix  Serum, plasma (heparin, EDTA)
Sample volume  50 μL
Incubation time 19 min
Range with automatic dilution 0.02-5000 μg/L
Functional assay sensitivity (LoQ) 0.06 μg/L
Kit stability on board 29 days
Calibrator 1 point
Calibration stability 15 days

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


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