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HemoCue devices

About This Test

Department: Point of Care

Requirement: 10 µL

Turnaround Time: At point of care

Whole blood capillary, arterial or venous

Other Comments:

Capillary – clean, rinse and dry patient finger and use single-use lancet. Remove first 3-4 blood drops and test from the next drop. Venous and arterial – can use a drop from the tip of a heparinised syringe. Remove flush solutions from arterial line before obtaining the sample