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Correction Formula for Point-of-Care Glucometer Values in Dogs

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  • Description:
    In the face of hemodilution and hemoconcentration, it has been established that glucometers designed for human use can report inaccurate glucose values in veterinary patients. The effect of PCV on veterinary point-of-care glucometers has not been known until recently.

    This Evidence Based Update provides a discussion of the findings and clinical relevance of this recent publication: Formulation and validation of a predictive model to correct blood glucose concentrations obtained with a veterinary point-of-care glucometer in hemodiluted and hemoconcentrated canine blood samples. JAVMA, Vol 246(3), Feb 1, 2015, pp 307-312. Authors: SL Lane, BM Brainard.

    Running time: 9 mins

    Fee: $14.95; *Free for Members with an Evidence Based Update Subscription. Registration includes participation in the upcoming live and interactive roundtable discussion on this and other topics.
  • Sponsor: VetVine Specialty Consulting Service
  • Presenter(s): Elisabeth Zenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $14.95