Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor Frequently Asked Questions
How often are quality checks done with the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor?
The Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor performs normal (QC1) and therapeutic (QC2) assays automatically on every test and provides quantitative, recordable results on the display — true QC you can see, start to finish.
Is the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor available for both point-of-care (POC) and Home Testing?
Yes, the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor is available for use in both the office and home setting.
How long does it take for the PT/INR test result to appear?
A simple fingerstick and one unmeasured drop of blood delivers results in about 60 seconds with the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor.
Does the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor adhere to clinical practice guidelines?
Yes, the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor surpasses the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) guidelines for low ISI thromboplastin.1
Are the test strips individually wrapped?
Yes, the Alere INRatio® PT/INR Test Strips are individually foiled wrapped, fresh & ready to go! They can be stored at room temperature in the pouch for up to 12 months from date of manufacture.
Is the Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor battery powered only?
The Alere INRatio®2 PT/INR Monitor uses either AC (power supply included for POC/professional testing) or battery power with 4 AA alkaline batteries. The extended battery life supports two hundred tests.
Who do I contact if I need technical support or have questions?
You can contact Alere™ Technical Support by either phone or email:
How do I order additional test strips?
Contact your Alere sales representative or a distributor for additional supplies in your office.
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