RAMP® PROCALCITONIN TEST KIT

25 RAMP® Procalcitonin test cartridges
25 RAMP® Procalcitonin test tips (pouched with cartridges)
25 RAMP® Procalcitonin sample buffer vials
1 Transfer Device
1 Lot Card
1 Package Insert

*Equipment required, but not provided with the test kit: RAMP® Reader or RAMP® 200
*Optional equipment, not provided with the test kit: Accessories

Please contact Customer Support (1-888-591-5577 or 1-604-456-6010) to find out the products available for use in the country of interest.

RAMP® PROCALCITONIN TEST PRINCIPLES

  • Quantitative immunochromatographic test
  • Sample Medium: EDTA anti-coagulated whole blood
  • Time to Result: ~15 minutes
  • Fluorescent-dyed particles coated with anti-PCT antibodies bind to PCT (if present in the sample)
  • Single use test cartridge with barcode defines lot specific calibration
  • Proprietary RAMP® buffer enhances performance
  • A calibrated transfer device is provided with every kit

RAMP® PROCALCITONIN TEST HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rapid, precise, lab quality results within minutes
  • Accurate quantification of Procalcitonin levels in blood
  • Can be used in conjunction with other laboratory findings and clinical assessments as an aid in the risk assessment of progression to severe sepsis and septic shock
  • 24 Hour Technical Support available

Please contact Customer Support (1-888-591-5577 or 1-604-456-6010) to find out the products available for use in the country of interest.

 

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