“POCT” in the context of human medicine stands for “Point of Care Testing.” Point of Care Testing refers to diagnostic tests and medical procedures performed at or near the patient’s location, typically within a healthcare facility or clinical setting, rather than sending samples to a centralized laboratory. The primary goal of POCT is to provide rapid results, enabling immediate decision-making in the care and treatment of patients.
POCT encompasses a wide range of diagnostic tests and procedures, including but not limited to:
Blood Glucose Monitoring: Often used by individuals with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels frequently.
Pregnancy Tests: Rapid tests that detect the presence of pregnancy hormones in a woman’s urine.
Rapid Infectious Disease Tests: Such as rapid HIV testing, rapid flu testing, and rapid strep tests for various infectious diseases.
Blood Gas Analysis: Used to monitor oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood in critical care settings.
Coagulation Tests: Measuring clotting factors in the blood for patients on anticoagulant therapy or with bleeding disorders.
Cardiac Biomarker Tests: For diagnosing heart attacks and assessing cardiac conditions.
Hemoglobin and Hematocrit Measurements: These tests provide information about red blood cell levels and blood oxygen-carrying capacity.
Urinalysis: To check for various health conditions or drug testing.
Electrolyte and Blood Chemistry Panels: To assess the levels of various chemicals and minerals in the blood.
Diagnostics Imaging: Such as portable ultrasound, radiography (X-rays), and point-of-care ultrasound for rapid diagnostic imaging.
POCT is particularly valuable in emergency and critical care settings, primary care clinics, outpatient settings, and remote or resource-limited locations where quick decisions are crucial for patient management. It allows for faster diagnosis and treatment, reduces the time it takes to get results, and is an essential component of modern healthcare delivery.
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Siphon method to ensure quantitative sample
Fast hemoglobin and HCT test
Accurate and reliable result
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World’s leading technology;
Fast hemoglobin and HCT test;
Accurate and reliable result;
Easy 3-step operation;
Suitable for various workplaces;
Hemoglobin control available
High accuracy, only use 1.5ul whole blood;
Two units optical: umol/L and mg/dL foruric acid, mmol/L and mg/dL for blood glucose;
Automatic judgment for strips and code card
Fast blood glucose test within 5 seconds;
High accuracy, only use 1ul whole blood;
Easy to use, automatic judgment for stripsand code card