The ABL90 FLEX point-of-care (POC) analyzer is now available with optional wireless capability, enhancing the device’s utility, portability and flexibility for clinical applications, according to manufacturer Radiometer America.

The ABL90 FLEX is a test-select analyzer that measures *17 parameters, including blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites and CO-oximetry, from just 65 ?L of whole blood.

The device now supports full connectivity without wires or cables and can be conveniently placed near the patient in the close quarters of an OR, ED, ICU, or step-down unit, the company noted.

The acute care analyzer is fully operational on battery-power and supports real-time uploads of patient data while being transported between various clinical departments in the hospital.

In addition, common encryption protocols ensure data security on the wireless network, according to the company.

According to Radiometer America, the ABP90 FLEX analyzer is equally suited to lab or POC applications and offers automatic quality management (AQM) and easy replacement of consumables.

The ABL90 FLEX is available with 100-, 300-, 600- and 900-test sensor cassettes for low-, medium- and high-volume testing.

More information is available on the Radiometer America website.

(*Bilirubin pending FDA clearance in the USA.)