plasma samples cannot be used.
For glucoses <16.7 mmol/L the acceptable haematocrit range is
For glucoses >16.7 mmol/L the acceptable haematocrit range is
Paediatric results <3.8 mmol/L need to be checked using a
different method (e.g. on a blood gas analyser or by the
Use of alcohol wipes interferes with the analysis.
Finger-prick samples are not suitable for use in severe
dehydration/ peripheral shutdown.
Results falling outside of the range 3.0 – 20.0mmol/L should
ideally be checked with a laboratory measurement using a