A growing number of clinically important tests are performed using fingerprick
blood, and this is especially true in low-resource settings, said one of the researchers, Meaghan Bond from Rice University in Houston, US.
Regarding HBGM (Table 5), 14 subjects did fingerpricks
A drop (20 [micro]L-50 [micro]L) of fingerprick
blood was placed directly on premarked filter paper.
The new test, called PSAWatch, needs only a small drop of blood from a fingerprick
which is then analysed using a portable machine.
blood spots (Worthman and Stallings 1997), home semen collection (Royster et al.
It is different to a fingerprick
test which only gives a blood sugar reading at the time the test is carried out.
ATLANTA, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research presented at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will expand on the studies that led to a fingerprick
Ebola test becoming the first and only rapid diagnostic for this disease to receive approval from the World Health Organization (WHO).
blood sample was obtained from each respondent for the preparation of a P.
A YORKTEST food SCAN 113 home food intolerance test uses a fingerprick
blood sample, taken at home, to analyse reactions to 113 types of food.
The rapid POC test did not cause any discomfort to 41 (68%) persons, but others found the fingerprick
more painful and frightening than venipuncture.
In the future, it may be possible to reduce this amount of blood even further, which would open the possibility for blood collection from a simple fingerprick
, avoiding the need for phlebotomy and its risk of complications.
Also, our medical staff appreciates how easy the LDX is to use, and parents appreciate that the fingerprick
is so child- friendly, especially as compared to a blood draw.