Point-of-care testing of blood glucose in the neonatal unit using the AVL Omni 9 analyser.

BACKGROUND Blood glucose measurements in newborns at risk of hypoglycaemia are an essential part of their medical management. Blood glucose measurements obtained by point-of-care testing using an AVL Omni 9 blood gas and metabolite analyser were compared with those obtained in the central laboratory using a Dade Dimension RXL analyser. METHODS Blood… (More)