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Lancets for Point of Care and Capillary Blood Testing: Guidelines

Last updated: January 15, 2020
Project Number: RA1080-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Device
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report
Expected Completion Date: January 6, 2020

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding choice of lancet (gauge and length) for capillary blood sampling in pediatric and adult populations?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding lancet choice for point-of-care testing in neonatal populations?

Key Message

 ​No relevant literature was identified regarding choice of lancet for capillary blood sampling in pediatric and adult populations or choice of lancet for point-of-care testing in neonatal populations.​