Table 1. Specifications for five portable and one (i-STAT) point-of-care blood lactate analysers.
Radiometer
ABL90
Lactate
Pro
Lactate
Pro2
Lactate
Scout+
Nova Statstrip
Xpress
Edge i-STAT
Manufacturer Radiometer, Denmark Arkray KDK, Japan Arkray KDK, Japan EKF Diagnostics, Germany Nova Biomedical, USA Apex Biotechnology Corp Abbott Laboratories, USA
Method Amperometric metabolite sensor Amperometric reagent Amperometric reagent Enzymatic amperometric Electrochemical biosensor StatStrip® Multi-well design Electrochemical biosensor Amperometric CG4+ cartridge
Sample VOL, ┬ÁL 65 5 0.3 0.5 0.7 3 95
Analysis time, s 65 60 15 10 13 45 280
MEAS range, mM 0.1-31.0 0.8-23.3 0.5-25.0 0.5-25.0 0.3-20.0 0.7-22.2 0.30-20.0
VOL = volume; MEAS = measurement