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Standardization of Procalcitonin assays (WG-PCT)


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
V. DelatourChairFR2nd2021 01 - 2023 12
A. BoeufMemberFR
H. BriandMemberFR
A.M. DupuyMemberFR
P. HausfaterMemberFR
P. KaiserMemberDE
Q. LiuMemberSG
B. MachetanzMemberDE
L. PallaviciniMemberIT
S. PastoriMemberIT
J. PfannkucheMemberDE
K. SchneiderMember DE
P. SchützMember CH
C. TsatsanisMemberGR
B. ThomasMemberDE
C. YuanMember US
L. SeaverMember/AbbottUS
K. PaulsenMember/Beckman CoulterDE
M. SolariMember/Beckman CoulterUS
T. MasettoMember/DiasysDE
M. GrimmlerMember/DiasysDE
P. BryanMember/OCDUS
M. PatruMember/OCDUS
P. JauriaMember/RadiometerFI
M. RottmannMember/RocheDE
N. ParkerMember/SiemensUS
A. RybinMember/SiemensUS
S. JiazhenMember/SnibeCN
N. Arroyo de PradaMember/Thermo FisherES
C. WunderlichMember/Thermo FisherDE

Terms of Reference

  • Develop and validate a reference measurement procedure for PCT absolute quantification by Stable Isotope Dilution Mass Spectrometry
  • Document and understand the variability of results provided by the different commercially available PCT assays
  • Evaluate the need for standardization of PCT assays
  • Evaluate the feasibility for standardization of PCT assays
  • Perform standardization of PCT assays, if needed and feasible.

Current projects

  • Production of commutable EQA materials designed to assess comparability of commercially available PCT assays
  • Production and characterization of candidate primary calibrators
  • Development of a candidate reference method for absolute quantification of PCT by IDMS

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Deniz Ilhan TopcuTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

Working Group Chair's contact

Dr. Vincent DELATOUR
LNE. 1, Gaston Boissier
75724 Paris
Tel: +33 (0) 140 434 075
Fax: +33 140 433 737

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