Near-patient testing of blood glucose using the Bayer Rapidlab 860 analyser in a regional neonatal unit.

@article{Peet2002NearpatientTO,
  title={Near-patient testing of blood glucose using the Bayer Rapidlab 860 analyser in a regional neonatal unit.},
  author={Andrew C Peet and David M Kennedy and Michael D Hocking and Andrew K. Ewer},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 Pt 5},
  pages={502-8}
}
BACKGROUND We evaluated the use of the glucose biosensor on the Bayer Rapidlab 860 (BR 860) blood gas analyser for neonates and compared it with two laboratory-based methods for measuring blood glucose using the Yellow Springs Instruments 2300 STAT PLUS (YSI) analyser and the Vitros 750 XRC (Vitros) analyser. METHODS Arterial, capillary and venous blood samples were taken from 50 neonates, and blood glucose was measured using all three instruments. Blood pH, PO(2), haematocrit and plasma… CONTINUE READING

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