i‑STAT CG4+ and chem8+ CARTRIDGES:

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With i-STAT CG4+, clinicians may quickly assess the respiratory status of the patient or determine the presence of hyperlactatemia to inform the risk stratification of patients diagnosed with sepsis, all without leaving the patient's bedside.

Serial lactate measurements over the early diagnostic and treatment period can assist in monitoring treatment progress. The CG4+ cartridge is cleared for use with venous and arterial whole blood samples in non-waived settings. See i-STAT CG4+ Instructions for Use for additional information.


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With i-STAT CHEM8+, healthcare professionals can obtain chemistries, electrolytes and hematocrit and hemoglobin levels in approximately two minutes without leaving the patient's side, driving high quality, efficient and cost-effective care.

The i-STAT CHEM8+ can be used for a wide range of patients in the Emergency Department, Critical Care and Oncology, among other clinical settings. The CHEM8+ cartridge is cleared for use with venous and arterial whole blood samples in non-waived settings. See i-STAT CHEM8+ Instructions for Use for additional information.


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new i-STAT chem8+ and CG4+ instructions for use (ifu) now available

IFUs will replace the individual assay-based cartridge and test information sheet you may have referenced in the past.

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