Three blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, and Radiometer America.
Alere Inc has received clearance from the FDA for the Alere i Influenza A & B test, the first and only molecular test to detect and differentiate influenza A and B virus in less than 15 minutes, according to a company announcement.
The ABL90 FLEX point-of-care (POC) analyzer is now available with optional wireless capability, enhancing the device’s utility, portability and flexibility for clinical applications, according to manufacturer Radiometer America.
Read the latest clinical white paper on blood gas analysis using the epoc point of care system by Alere Inc.
RT’s latest technology matrix offers a side-by-side comparison of the key features of today’s leading blood gas analyzers.
With a focus on innovation, Instrumentation Laboratory has become a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis.
Blood gas analysis technology continues to shorten the length of time between testing and results, thanks to improved technology and a focus on point-of-care devices.
An emphasis on accuracy and quick test results has helped shape current blood gas analysis technology, as smaller handheld devices and advancements in diagnostic sensors have allowed a focus on testing at the point-of-care.
Four blood gas analysis devices are highlighted from manufacturers Alere, Instrumentation Laboratory, Nova Biomedical, and OPTI Medical.
A systematic and step-wise process based upon pH shift is the key to correct interpretation and application of arterial blood gas results.