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What Is a Procalcitonin Test Used For? Topic Guide

What Is a Procalcitonin Test Used For? What Is a Procalcitonin Test Used For?: A Procalcitonin test is used to detect sepsis, a severe, systemic, potentially life-threatening infection. The complications of a procalcitonin test are minor and the same as blood draw and may include: pain at the side of the injection, bleeding, swelling, rising, nerve damage, and hard lump.