Arterial Blood Gas Syringe

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Model Number: NH-83545

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Arterial blood gas syringe is used to collect arterial blood specimen for human arterial blood gas analysis.
Applicable to cardiology, ICU, laboratory, anaesthesia, gynaecology and obstetrics, respiratory, operating room, paediatrics department.

 

Description

Cat.No.
Needle Size
Max Volume
Application
Qty/Case(pcs)
Y00457
22Gx1”
3ML
Adult radial artery
100
Y00458
22Gx1 1/4”
3ML
Adult femoral artery
100
Y00459
23Gx1”
3ML
Radial artery
100
Y00460
23Gx1 1/4”
3ML
Femoral artery
100
Y00461
23Gx5/8”
1ML
Children (5-15 years old)
100
Y00462
25Gx5/8”
1ML
Infant
100

 

An arterial blood gas (ABG) syringe is a specialized medical device designed for the collection of blood samples from arteries for analysis of blood gas levels, acidity (pH), and other parameters. Arterial blood gas testing provides valuable information about the respiratory and metabolic status of a patient, helping healthcare professionals assess oxygenation, ventilation, and acid-base balance.

Here are some key features and aspects of arterial blood gas syringes:

Material: ABG syringes are typically made of plastic or glass, and they are designed to be gas-tight to ensure the accuracy of blood gas measurements.

Size: These syringes come in various sizes, usually ranging from 1 ml to 5 ml, to accommodate the volume of blood needed for analysis. The choice of syringe size depends on the specific testing requirements and the amount of blood that can be safely withdrawn from the patient.

Heparin Coating: To prevent blood clotting and maintain the integrity of the sample, ABG syringes are often coated with heparin, an anticoagulant. Heparin helps prevent the blood from clotting inside the syringe during the collection process.

Color-Coded Caps: The syringe caps are often color-coded to help identify the type of anticoagulant used (e.g., green for heparin). This helps healthcare professionals quickly distinguish between different syringes and ensures proper sample handling.

Needle or Needle-Free Design: Some ABG syringes come with an attached needle, while others may have a needle-free design. The choice depends on the healthcare provider’s preference and the specific requirements of the arterial blood gas sampling procedure.

Luer-Lock Connection: The syringe typically has a Luer-lock or similar connection to securely attach to the arterial catheter or needle during the blood sample collection.

Collecting arterial blood samples is a critical procedure performed in various clinical settings, including intensive care units, emergency rooms, and respiratory care units. The analysis of arterial blood gases provides important information about a patient’s respiratory function, acid-base balance, and overall oxygenation status. The samples collected in ABG syringes are usually sent to a laboratory for analysis using specialized blood gas analysers.

 

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