Accuracy of CoaguChek XS for point-of-care antithrombotic monitoring in children with heart disease.

@article{Moon2010AccuracyOC,
  title={Accuracy of CoaguChek XS for point-of-care antithrombotic monitoring in children with heart disease.},
  author={Ju Ryoung Moon and Soo In Jeong and June Huh and Heung Jae Lee and Pyo Won Park and I Seok Kang},
  journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={247-51}
}
The CoaguChek XS international normalized ratio (INR) assay was compared to INR assay by a standard laboratory method in children with heart disease on anticoagulant therapy. The data comprised 120 pairs of INR values for 42 patients (age <16 yr) who attended a cardiology clinic between 1 May 2007 and 30 January 2008. Parallel INR assays by the CoaguChek XS and the standard method were performed within 1 hr by a single qualified technician and the paired results were evaluated by linear… CONTINUE READING