Volume 1/Issue 6, November 2005
Point of care analysis of blood glucose in infants
Sanjeev Deshpande and Maxine Taplin
Low blood glucose concentrations are often found in neonates, and have potential to cause adverse neurodevelopmental effects, particularly if persistent or profound. In order to assess the adequacy of the neonatal glycaemic status, accurate, precise and rapid measurements of blood glucose concentrations are needed.
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