alternate site testing

alternate site testing

Lab testing in sites other than the traditional lab environment. Before considering alternate site testing, the appropriate parties should weigh the pros and cons, such as issues of implementation, quality control, regulatory, medicolegal, financial, personnel, etc.

alternate site testing

Lab medicine The performance of an array of tests in sites other than a traditional lab environment. See Point-of-care testing.
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Comments: Report of break-out group discussion at CAP conference on alternate site testing.
manufacturer and marketer of blood glucose monitoring systems, today announced its TrueTrack Smart System(TM) has received FDA approval for alternate site testing.
While the bid failed, they succeeded in writing into the bill language that facilitated other health care professionals performing alternate site testing.
The future in POC coagulation monitors will include instruments that have expanding test menus and smaller sample sizes making them more suitable for alternate site testing," states Ms.
5 microliters), is As Fast As 1-2-3(R), and has alternate site testing.
Alternate Site Testing an Asset to Study and Patient Care
In addition to helping avoid painful repricking due to unsuccessful tests or error messages, the system also includes the ACCU-CHEK Multiclix lancet device, which has a preloaded six- lancet drum, a patented cam-driven design, 11 different depth settings and supports alternate site testing.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that will allow people using the Advance Micro-draw(TM) blood glucose system to use alternate site testing when checking their blood glucose level.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that will allow people using the BD Logic(TM) and Paradigm Link(R) blood glucose meters to use alternate site testing (off-finger) when checking their blood glucose levels.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a 510(k) application for clearance to use the BD Logic(TM) and Paradigm Link(TM) blood glucose meters for alternate site testing (off-finger).
This permits finger testing or less painful alternate site testing on the forearm, upper arm, thigh, calf and base of the hand.
Using the Ascensia AUTODISC(TM), the meter does away with handling individual test strips, providing 10 individual strips in one easy-to-load disc; * Single function buttons make it easier to use every time, taking the work out of testing and retrieving information; * Automatic coding and underfill detection ensures accurate and worry-free testing; * The comfortable and convenient shape of the system is ideal for handheld and tabletop testing; * The system provides alternate site testing (fingertip, palm, forearm, abdomen and thigh).

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