Evaluation of a point-of-care blood analyzer and determination of reference ranges for blood parameters in rockfish.

TitleEvaluation of a point-of-care blood analyzer and determination of reference ranges for blood parameters in rockfish.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsHarrenstien LA, Tornquist SJ, Miller-Morgan TJ, Fodness BG, Clifford KE
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume226
Issue2
Pagination255-65
Date Published2005 Jan 15
ISSN0003-1488
KeywordsAnimals, Blood Chemical Analysis, Blood Specimen Collection, Fish Diseases, Fishes, Point-of-Care Systems, Reference Values, Reproducibility of Results, Sensitivity and Specificity
Abstract

To compare values of blood parameters in rockfish obtained by use of a point-of-care portable blood analyzer with values determined by a veterinary diagnostic laboratory, calculate reference ranges for various blood parameters in black rockfish, and compare values of blood parameters in clinically normal fish with those of fish with clinical abnormalities.

Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.