The platform for measuring B·R·A·H·M·S PCT direct 

The platform B·R·A·H·M·S direct Reader is designed for determining Procalcitonin (PCT) values with the assay B·R·A·H·M·S PCT direct at the patient point of care.

With its easy data handling and high data storage capacity the B·R·A·H·M·S direct Reader device can provide PCT results rapidly from just one drop of blood – anytime and anywhere. 

PCT direct Workflow

20 μL of capillary or
venous whole blood
Incubation and
in B·R·A·H·M·S 
direct Reader
Quantitative test
result available
in 20 min
Results printed and
via middleware to LIS








Instrument B·R·A·H·M·S direct Reader
System Description Point of care Device
Throughput Unit use
Time to Result 20 min
Size (W x H x D) 11,5 x 17,2 x 24,5
Weight 1,5 kg
Sample Types Capillary or Venous whole blood
Sample Volume 20 μL 
Technology Lateral flow
Application area B·R·A·H·M·S PCT direct


Technical Specifications B·R·A·H·M·S direct Reader >


easy handling Easy data handling


  • Supervisor and operator settings
  • Data entry via barcode scanner or manually
  • Pre-installed menu languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese
  • Further languages can be uploaded


  • Thermal printer integrated
  • LIS connectivity with middleware

High data  High data storage capacity 

  • 2000 operators/supervisors 
  • 30 test lots by expiry dates
  • 15 liquid QC lots by expiry dates 
  • 15 Reader Control lots by expiry dates 
  • 200 patient results 
  • 50 liquid QC results

sec Securing quality

  • B·R·A·H·M·S direct Reader Control & Liquid QC 
  • QC lock functionality