point of care testing


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point of care test·ing

(poynt kār test'ing)
Performance of clinical laboratory testing at the site of patient care rather than in a laboratory, and often by nonlaboratorians.
Synonym(s): bedside testing.
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Keywords: point of care, POC, point of care testing, POCT, diagnostic testing, near-patient testing, rapid testing, blood glucose monitoring, blood gas and electrolytes, rapid coagulation tests, rapid cardiac markers, drugs of abuse screening, urine strips testing, pregnancy testing, fecal occult blood analysis, food pathogens screening, hemoglobin diagnostics, infectious disease testing, cholesterol screening.
Dr Bowman is the immediate past chair and Dr Hamill is the current vice chair of the College of American Pathologists Point of Care Testing Resource Committee.
Renub Research report entitled Point of Care Testing Market and Forecast to 2016: Global Analysis report also provides market landscape and market share information in the point of care testing market.
The Trust~s aim is to procure the Point of care testing services under a Managed Service for a term of 7 years with an option for the Trust to extend the term by a further 2 years.
This research service titled European Point of Care Testing Market provides a comprehensive overview of the market including key market drivers and restraints as well as industry challenges.
Nichols is responsible for Clinical Chemistry including core automated chemistry, immunoassay, endocrinology, toxicology/therapeutic drug analysis, esoteric and point of care testing conducted through Baystate Reference Laboratories, one of America's largest hospital-based outreach programs.
The purpose of this report is to describe the specific segment of the diagnostic market aimed at point of care testing.
Renub Research report entitled "Point of Care Testing Market and Forecast to 2016: Global Analysis" report also provides market landscape and market share information in the point of care testing market.
We expect this product development effort will provide the Company with a new line of point of care testing devices that will improve the timeliness of results for clinicians.
Moreover, point of care testing is inherently more expensive than central laboratory-based testing on a per test basis, resulting in intense price pressure.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hemoglobin A1c Monitoring in US$ Million by the following Test Types: HbA1c Laboratory Testing, and HbA1c Point of Care Testing.
This is one of the major factors, which had contributed to large test volumes in the point of care testing (POCT) segment and hence higher revenues.