Abbott—i-STAT G3+ Reagent Cartridges: May Yield Incorrectly Elevated PCO2 and Depressed pH Results

February 12, 2014 | Risk Management News

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In a January 2014 Urgent Recall Notice letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Abbott states that use of the reagent cartridges below may yield falsely elevated PCO2 results and falsely depressed pH results. Studies by Abbott have shown that the PCO2 results can be elevated by 10...

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