What is normal POCT glucose?

A blood glucose test is a blood test that screens for diabetes by measuring the level of glucose (sugar) in a person’s blood. Normal blood glucose level (while fasting) range within 70 to 99 mg/dL (3.9 to 5.5 mmol/L). Higher ranges could indicate pre-diabetes or diabetes.

What does it mean when your POCT glucose is high?

Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) means there is too much sugar in the blood because the body lacks enough insulin. Associated with diabetes, hyperglycemia can cause vomiting, excessive hunger and thirst, rapid heartbeat, vision problems and other symptoms. Untreated hyperglycemia can lead to serious health problems.

What is the meaning of POCT glucose?

POCT Glucose – Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus, idiopathic hypoglycemia, and pancreatic islet cell neoplasm. Home POCT Glucose Email EMAIL Print POCT Glucose

What is the most common error in POCT glucose test?

In analytical phase, delay in testing due to an operator not being certified to perform testing was reported as the most common error related to POCT glucose test [17]. In the post-analytical phase, POCT may enjoy some advantages, because the clinician is immediately available to view it [18]. However, the possibility of errors remains.

What is the normal range for POC glucose?

What is a normal POC glucose? The normal glucose reference ranges are as below. Cord – 45-96 mg/dL or 2.5-5.3 mmol/L (SI units) Premature infant – 20-60 mg/dL or 1.1-3.3 mmol/L. Neonate – 30-60 mg/dL or 1.7-3.3 mmol/L.

Can POC blood glucose test be performed using CSF or urine samples?

Test results using unverified types of samples, such as CSF and urine, cannot guarantee test quality, so it is recommended that POC blood glucose test should not be performed using these samples.

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