Biotime offers both procalcitonin (PCT) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) kits directly. Biotime IL-6+PCT combined detection solutions, Test report issued in 15 minutes, against time, comprehensive detection, to help the rapid diagnosis.
Interleukin is a type of cytokine produced by and acting on a variety of cells. Interleukin 6 (Interleukin 6, abbreviated IL-6) is an important member of the cytokine network, and it has been widely used in many clinical fields. PCT has been widely recognized clinically in the differential diagnosis of bacterial infection, risk stratification of sepsis, and guidance of antibiotic use. IL-6 is an important cytokine expressed in the initial response of the innate immune system to injury and infection and plays an important role in the early diagnosis of acute infection. IL-6 combined with PCT has complementary advantages, improves detection sensitivity and specificity, and better facilitates the management of the whole course of sepsis. IL-6 is also one of the important monitoring indicators during the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.