i-STAT® Total β-hCG

The new i-STAT Total β-hCG test cartridge is the first and only whole blood, quantitative, handheld pregnancy test available at the point of care.
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Transform pregnancy testing at the point of care

The changing health care landscape demands efficient, high-quality, patient-centric care. In this context, rapid and accurate determination of pregnancy status in the Emergency Department is vital.

i-STAT Total β-hCG is the first and only handheld point of care pregnancy test that uses whole blood to provide lab-quality, quantitative and qualitative results in minutes−and with the i-STAT 1 Wireless System, the test results can be documented automatically through wireless transmission.

Refining the process, reducing the risk with i‑STAT Total β-hCG

  • Provides reliable results in 10 minutes
    • Can expedite physicians’ assessment and diagnosis of patients 
  • Measures β-hCG in whole blood or plasma samples 
  • Provides lab-accurate quantitative—and optional qualitative—pregnancy β-hCG values from 5 to 2000 IU/L 
    • Provides early detection of pregnancy at the point of care1
  • Can reduce the risk of false results, potentially allowing for more confidence in clinical decisions 
  • With the i-STAT 1 Wireless System, test results can be wirelessly integrated with the LIS and EMR* 
    • Alleviates a manual process 
    • Reduces risk of human error
*LIS=lab information system; EMR=electronic medical record
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Intended Use
For International Audiences: The i-STAT® Total Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (β-hCG) assay is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative and qualitative determination of beta-human chorionic gonadotropin in whole blood or plasma samples. β-hCG can be used for the detection of early pregnancy. For US Audiences: The i-STAT® Total Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (β-hCG) test is an in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative and qualitative determination of β-hCG in venous whole blood or plasma samples using the i-STAT 1 Analyzer Systems. The test is intended to be used as an aid in the early detection of pregnancy and is for prescription use only.

References

1. Marieb EN, Hoehn K. Human Anatomy & Physiology. 8th ed. San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings; 2010.

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