The need for a rapid etiological diagnosis is today one of the most prominent clinical needs unfulfilled in the field of severe bacterial infections. A short time until the test results are available to the doctor is among the factors that influences the overall prognosis of these patients.
Presepsin (sCD14-ST) is part of the non-specific immune system. In case of bacterial infection, the Presepsin serum levels will increase. Presepsin is a reliable, sensitive and specific sepsis marker, whose serum levels will be highlighted earlier than other biomarkers. More, the Presepsin level is an important tool in the diagnosis of sepsis and allows stratification […]
Cardiac markers are used in the diagnosis and stratification of risk in patients with chest pain, suspected of having an acute coronary syndrome. Cardiac troponins, in particular, have become the preferred biomarkers for patients with ACS. The use of troponin as a “gold standard” biochemical marker has rapidly led to an increase in the number of patients […]