The abbott i-stat portable clinical analyser is a true point of care analyser designed to be used at the patient's bedside for critical care tests such as blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites and coagulation. there are a number of cartridges testing different combinations of analytes. this single testing system eliminates the need for different analysers.
only a few drops of whole blood are required for testing, between 65 and 95 μl. samples are processed immediately and provide lab-quality results in 2 minutes making the i-stat analyser quick and easy to use