Procalcitonin Test

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Price @ 500/- Only | Non Fasting | Sample Type: Serum


About Thyrocare Procalcitonin Test

The is used to evaluate the amount of procalcitonin present in our body. The higher amount of procalcitonin can be a clear sign of severe infections like sepsis. Sepsis happens when an infection present in a specific area of the body starts spreading into the bloodstream. This initiates an extreme reaction in the human immunity system. This can lead to several problems like shortness of breath, a rapid increase in heartbeat or decrease in the blood pressure. Without getting treatment on time can even lead to failure of the organ and can increase the chances of death.

A procalcitonin tests can help you to determine any possibility of infections in the body before they convert into some severe stage.

When To Get A Procalcitonin Test Done?

An individual may get the procalcitonin test done if symptoms are like:

  • Extreme pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Confusion
  • Chills and Fever
  • Very low blood pressure
  • Sweating
  • Rapid heartbeat

How Sample Of Procalcitonin Is Taken?

When you book the this test from AreYouHealthy, our associated expert will visit and take a blood sample from a vein in your arm. This may take only a few minutes to get the sample collection procedure done.

Does This Test Require Any Special Preparation?

No, this test does not require any fasting or any such special preparation before the test.