Not all products are available in all regions. For ionized calcium, balanced or low volume heparin blood gas syringes are recommended. Cartridge Panel Configurations Cartridge Symbol Sample vol. Abbott is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by Abbott. You are about to enter an Abbott country or region specific website. § Blood gas parameters are accepted. Used to obtain a printout of a test record at the point of care.
§ Fill out the record of receipt and forward materials to refrigerator. Blood Volume: See Table I above. Choose the number corresponding to the type of sample used when prompted at the Sample Type field. Do you wish to continue and enter this website? Results will be received and reviewed by the Director of Clinical Pathology. An optional portable printer enables the operator to print results at the point of care. § Sensors are heated to 37 0C. Perform each level of control two times h.
Shake the ampule vigorously for 10 seconds to equilibrate the liquid and gas phases. If Abbott Point of Care Inc. The Copedia compliance templates and internal control evaluation tools, policy and procedures, and checklists provide the tools you need. § Verify that the refrigerator did not exceed the limits of 2 to 8 ° C. Close the cover over the sample well until it snaps into place. It is important not to expose the solution to room air since this will alter the results. Therefore, no further calibration procedures, including calibration verification, are required.
Store at 2 to 8 0C. The oxygen sensor is similar to a conventional Clark electrode. Monthly Procedure: Print Electronic Simulator results using the trend function on the Central Data Station. Turn the printer on printer light green or press the paper advance switch to reactivate. Compare results to the package insert values. Expel two drops from the syringe or capillary tube into a gauze pad. Test samples immediately to avoid clotting especially in neonates.
If bubbles are continually drawn in the syringe and near the tip, discard and use a fresh ampule and syringe. Arterial Specimens: Fill blood gas syringe to the recommended capacity or use the least amount of liquid heparin anticoagulant that will prevent clotting. The serial number will appear adjacent to this symbol. Manual Cover Pages - 4 styles to choose from. Store at room temperature and protect contact pads from contamination by placing the Electronic Simulator in its protective case.
As a result, the site may contain information on pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other products or uses of those products that are not approved in other countries or regions. The oxygen reduction current is proportional to the dissolved oxygen concentration. For ionized calcium use balanced heparin § Fresh whole blood collected in a collection tube or syringe with lithium or sodium heparin anticoagulant Fill tubes to capacity; fill syringes for correct blood to heparin ratio Test within 10 minutes of collection B. . Analyze the specimen again using another cartridge. Transmit the results to the Central Data Station. Abbott Point of Care Inc.
Metertrax controls are to be mixed very well prior to use and are dispensed directly into the cartridge. If a rechargeable battery is to be used, the disposable batteries can be used while the rechargeable battery pack is charged in the. Finger and Heelstick Specimens: Wipe away the first drop of blood, which contains excess tissue fluid which can increase potassium result and dilute other test results. § Barometric pressure is measures. Check that the lot number on the control ampule matches the lot number on the package insert, and that the software version listed on the insert matches the software installed in the analyzer. The liberated hydrogen peroxide is oxidized at an electrode to produce an electric current which is proportional to the glucose concentration.
Leave some sample in the well. § Use the expected values published in the package inserts to verify the integrity of the cartridges. All Abbott Point Of Care catalogs and technical brochures. Urea is first hydrolyzed to ammonium ions in a reaction catalyzed by the enzyme urease. The System consists of the following primary components: A.
Do not use after the labeled expiration date. The simulator provides a check on the ability of the analyzer to take accurate and sensitive measurements of voltage, current and resistance from the cartridge. Recommendation: three to six times the volume of the catheter, connectors, and needle. Metertrax controls are to be mixed very well prior to use and are dispensed directly into the cartridges. Check with your local representative for availability in specific markets.