CG4+ blood gas cartridge

i-STAT Corp

The CG4+ blood gas cartridge, from i-STAT Corp, East Windsor, NJ, is one of five cartridges in the i-STAT blood gas product line. The CG4+ is a standard blood gas cartridge panel but includes lactate. Lactate has proven to be a valuable test in certain goal-directed therapy protocols for pediatric heart surgery as well as in the management of sepsis. The CG4+ returns results in 2 minutes with a small sample volume of whole blood. Other i-STAT blood gas panels are available with a variety of parameters to suit individual department needs. (800) 323-9100;