POCT Ketones

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Blood Ketones are tested in a Point of Care setting for early detection or diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or to improve the monitoring and management of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.  POCT Ketones EQA scheme has been designed to simulate the composition of patient samples in order to correctly reflect the expected performance with patient samples.  Our EQA material includes both glucose and ketones, one samples is distributed bi-monthly to POCT sites in both Primary and Secondary Care.

POCT Glucose and Ketones
Analyte Approx. Range Covered
Glucose2.0 - 30mmol/L
Ketones0.6 - 6.0mmol/L

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UKAS Proficiency Testing 4301UKAS Calibration 4301


  1. Focus – Manchester

    6th June - 8th June
  2. AACC Annual Conference – Chicago

    29th July - 2nd August
  3. Harrogate EQA Workshop

    20th September