The Elecsys BRAHMS PCT Solution is intended for use in determining the change of PCT over time as an aid in assessing the cumulative 28-day risk of all-cause mortality for patients diagnosed with severe sepsis or septic shock in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or when obtained in the emergency department or other medical wards prior to ICU admission.
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1. Thermo Scientific. A valuable tool for sepsis risk assessment and critical care management. Thermo Scientific Diagnostics Web site. http://diagnostics.thermofisher.com/content/dam/diagnostics/en/healthcare-providers/Documents/CDD/brahms-pct/PCT-Moses%20Brochure%20BRO6006B_E_US%2002-16T.pdf. Published February 2016. Accessed November 9, 2016.