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blood gas

[′bləd ‚gas]
(ordnance)
War gas which, when absorbed into the body, primarily by breathing, affects body functions by interfering with transfer of oxygen from the lungs via the blood to tissues.
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Blood gas testing and related measurements: National recommendations on behalf of the Croatian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine.
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Calibration standard of the common brand of arterial blood gas analyzers are documented in the Clinical and Laboratory Standard Institute.
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The researchers concluded: "Analysis of absolute accuracy showed a smaller bias but slightly larger standard deviation for SpHb than the blood gas analyzer when compared to the hematology analyzer reference.
All the determinations were performed using a RAPIDLab[R] 1200 Blood Gas Analyzer (Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc., Deerfield, IL, USA) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Specifically, Sysmex will provide a quality control service for biochemical analyzers and on-site repair and inspection service for blood gas analyzers.
For 10 days, whole-blood potassium was measured with an AVL Omni 6 blood gas analyzer (Roche Diagnostics) in all arterial blood-gas specimens received by the laboratory.
The Danish blood gas analysers developer Radiometer A/S said today (19 November) it had received a renewed purchasing contract from the US hospital products purchasing organisation Novation.
For example, Malcolm said, blood gas analysis devices are calibrated using barometers that contain mercury.
In addition to a tutorial, the software includes a computerized blood gas calculator for determination of acid-base disorders and A-a gradients.