Procalcitonin Test - Unlisted

Procalcitonin Test - Unlisted

Procalcitonin Test - Unlisted

What is the Procalcitonin Test?

The thyroid gland typically produces procalcitonin. Its blood level rises in response to infection or injury. This test detects sepsis early. In sepsis, a bacterial infection spreads from an organ to the blood. Shortness of breath, confusion, sweating, chills, and Fever are some of the symptoms. Untreated, it can be fatal. Infants, the elderly, post-operative patients, diabetics, and immunocompromised people are more susceptible.

The procalcitonin level is also used to monitor antibiotic efficacy.

Why Done? 

The Procalcitonin Test is done:

  • To find out if there is a bacterial infection and to be able to tell bacterial infections from other diseases that have the same symptoms.
  • To help find out if someone has sepsis and how far it has spread.
  • To keep an eye on and guide antibiotic treatment for bacterial infections.

Procedure: 

You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for Procalcitonin Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of Procalcitonin Test in Delhi: 

The Procalcitonin Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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Test Type Procalcitonin Test - Unlisted
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