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finger stick

or fin·ger·stick (fĭng′gər-stĭk′)
n.
The drawing of blood from the fingertip, usually with a thin blade and a micropipette, for diagnostic testing.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-November 10, 2017-Oncimmune USA LLC unveils EarlyCDT-Lung finger stick blood test for the early detection of lung cancer
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The traditional standard-of-care for glucose (blood sugar) monitoring has been a finger stick meter.
Blood Tests at Home provides physicians and health care providers a collection kit with laboratory testing included, a service utilizing a four-drop finger stick blood sample collection process that offers painless, confidential, affordable and convenient way to aid with the identification of key risks factors in several conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
A single drop of blood is all it takes to get screened for diabetes, and you don't need to get a painful finger stick or go to the doctor's to be tested.
3 or greater in the oral sample corresponded to a finger stick reading of 6.
Just a few pointers on diabetes treatment: The finger stick should be on the side of the finger.
Based on SpectRx's biophotonic technology, the continuous glucose monitoring sensor, worn on top of the skin, offers the promise of allowing people with diabetes to continuously monitor their glucose levels without the pain and inconvenience of finger stick blood tests or implanting a sensor.
The lancet assembly was changed after each finger stick, but the pen-like lancet-holding device was used for multiple patients.
AB 221 (Portantino, D--Pasadena) Eliminates a Requirement that HIV Testing Counselors Using Finger Stick Rapid Tests be Trained as Limited Phlebotomy Technicians, a Costly and Outdated Barrier to Expanding Access to HIV Testing
This revolutionary new glucose sensing technology, which is a replacement for blood glucose monitoring (BGM), eliminates the need for routine finger sticks and is the only personal continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that does not require finger stick calibration.
M2 PHARMA-May 29, 2013-Tethys makes its prediabetes PreDx test available with finger stick collection method(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS