What is it about?
Use of a semiquantitative procalcitonin kit is useful in primary care.
Why is it important?
Based on the level of semiquantitative procalcitonin measured in patients with suspected sepsis, a timely decision can be reliably made to transfer them to a tertiary hospital with an intensive care unit for optimal care.
The following have contributed to this page: Masanobu Okayama, Tsuneaki Kenzaka, and Dr Shinsuke Yahata