Point-of-Care Analyzers for Fast, Accurate Diagnostic Test Resultsby Jeremy Linder Lab Equipment Supplier
Point-of-care analyzers (POC) are diagnostic devices that can be used near or at the site of patients for a relatively fast diagnosis.
Point-of-care analyzers are used to perform medical tests at or near the location of patient care. These devices are generally used in health care provider’s offices, hospitals and in patient's homes. They are used to test glucose and cholesterol levels, perform electrolyte and enzyme analysis, test for drugs of abuse and for infectious diseases, and for pregnancy testing. Blood gas and cardiac marker tests, and fecal occult blood tests (FOBT) can also be done using POC diagnostic devices. Both handheld and benchtop POC devices are available in leading online laboratory equipment stores.
Popular Point-of-care Analyzer Models
Clinical laboratory equipment and reagents dealers in New York offer a wide range of point-of-care analyzer models from industry leaders such as Alere, Siemens, Abbott, Abaxis, etc. These devices allow patient diagnostic testing to be done in the physician's office, hospital, ambulance, and other settings.
* Abaxis Piccolo Xpress – This fully automated clinical chemistry system is a small, but powerful device that delivers quick, accurate results. It allows healthcare practitioners to perform routine multi-chemistry panels using 0.1cc of whole blood, serum or plasma. It uses patented single-use reagent discs which contain up to 14 chemistry tests. In just three simple steps, the Piccolo Xpress delivers results in 12 minutes. The results are printed on a self-adhesive hard copy or through electronic transfer, allowing immediate access to critical information at the point-of-care. It has a large memory capacity which stores up to 5000 patient records. This device enables doctors and clinics to diagnose and treat in a single visit, increasing throughput as well as revenues and maximizing clinician efficacy.
* Abbott i-STAT1 - This easy to use, handheld analyzer is used for performing a range of clinical tests including blood gases, electrolytes, chemistries, coagulation, hematology, glucose, and cardiac markers (cTnI). It provides lab-accurate results in just minutes, using as little as two drops of blood and a test cartridge.
* Alere Cholestech LDX® System - This device provides efficient and economical point- of-care testing for cholesterol as well as related lipids and blood glucose and liver enzymes. It serves as a diagnostic tool that provides information for immediate risk assessment and therapeutic monitoring of heart disease, inflammatory disorders and diabetes. It is easy to use and provides rapid results.
* Siemens DCA Vantage Analyzer - The point-of-care analyzer helps monitor glycemic control and detect early kidney disease. It speeds up and simplifies diabetes tests and delivers accurate, clinically relevant results to improve decision-making, patient compliance, and outcomes.
Purchase of point of care analyzers from the reliable online dealer in laboratory equipment offering extensive product choices and excellent customer service. This will also ensure competitive pricing, on time delivery, and maintenance support.
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