Procalcitonin test, RAMP Procalcitonin Test, Response Biomedical

RAMP PROCALCITONIN Test

Buying time when every minute counts

Procalcitonin is a small peptide biomarker often present in the blood, as a patient experiences bacterial sepsis.
Response Biomedical offers a whole blood quantitative immunoassay Procalcitonin test, with our proprietary RAMP technology which assess the levels of PCT in patients around the world in ~15 minutes. Read more about how this product will help with the challenges labs and physicians face for sepsis patients, finding the right test for your needs.

The Challenge

WHEN EARLY RECOGNITION OF SEPSIS IS KEY

  • Sepsis is a global health crisis with more than 30 million cases annually worldwide
  • Early detection and treatment of sepsis has been proven to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs
  • One-third of ICU patients with sepsis die before leaving the hospital
  • Sepsis is one of the most expensive conditions to treat, with costs exceeding $20 billion USD annually in the US alone
Procalcitonin test, RAMP Procalcitonin Test, Response Biomedical

The Solution

Procalcitonin test, RAMP Procalcitonin Test, Response Biomedical

TEST PRINCIPLES

  • Quantitative fluorescent immunoassay
  • Sample: 75 µL EDTA whole blood
  • Time to Result: ~15 minutes
  • 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 ratio corrects for sources of analytical variability
  • RAMP PROCALCITONIN Test

    • Procalcitonin(PCT) is a sensitive biomarker elevated in the blood of patients suffering from sepsis. Physicians use PCT to distinguish bacterial sepsis from other causes of similar symptoms
    • RAMP Procalcitonin provides quantitative results in ~15 minutes directly from a small blood sample.
    • When speed, precision and accuracy are critical, the RAMP® Procalcitonin test provides clinicians the results they need for making informed patient management decisions.

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