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Table 1 Concentrations spiked (Concspik) and found (Concfound), intra-assay (IaA) and inter-assay (IeA) coefficients of variation (CV) and recovery-values for equine PCT ELISA in BALF

From: Procalcitonin as a biomarker in equine chronic pneumopathies

Sample Concspik[ng/ml] Concfound[ng/ml] IaA-CV (%) IeA-CV (%) Recovery (%)
1 10 15.6 ± 4.7 30.4 10.9 156
2 25 24.9 ± 0.7 2.7 8.4 99.2
3 50 43.2 ± 2 4.7 3.1 86.2
4 100 102.6 ± 13.9 13.6 11.4 102.5
5 250 377 ± 22.3 5.9 7 150.8
6 500 658.5 ± 248 37.7 16.1 131.6
7 1.000 * * * *
8 5.000 * * * *
9 10.000 * * * *
  1. The working range is marked in bold