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sepsis detected treated Are you concerned about overlooking sepsis? Radiometer has developed the easy-to-use AQT90 FLEX procalcitonin (PCT) assay, an aid in the diagnosis of sepsis [1]. Early treatment of patients with sepsis and septic shock improves survival. PCT can help you differentiate patients with sepsis from those with non-infectious causes of systemic inflammations [2, 3]. Get your rapid procalcitonin (PCT) test within 21 minutes Radiometer’s AQT90 FLEX PCT assay delivers lab-quality quantitative results in less than 21 minutes, enabling you to swiftly optimize patient management. 1. AQT90 FLEX PCT test kit insert, Version: 201608D 2. Hotchkiss RS et al. Sepsis and septic shock. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2016; Vol 2. 3. Kumar A, Roberts D, Wood KE et al. Duration of hypotension before initiation of effective antimicrobial therapy is the critical determinant of survival in human septic shock. Crit Care Med 2006; 34: 1589-96. Radiometer has joined the fight against sepsis www.radiometer.com/en/diagnostics/sepsis 21 mins