The CoaguChek® XS system is a convenient, portable and user-friendly instrument for monitoring oral anticoagulation therapy. It determines the INR value (International Normalized Ratio) from a drop of capillary whole blood – simple, precise and reliable.
The CoaguChek® XS system is ready for use anywhere at any time. Patients can use it for self-monitoring at home or on vacation.
The CoaguChek® XS instrument kit consists of different components. The following components are included :
Additional required components are CoaguChek® XS PT Test strips (in a vial):
Fast, reliable results
Simple fingerstick test
Improved patient outcomes
1 Kitchen, D.P., Munroe, S., Kitchen, S., Jennings, I., Woods, T.A.L., Walker, I.D. (2008). Results from the first year of an external quality assessment programme for the users of CoaguChek XS and CoaguChek XS Plus for monitoring INRs. British Journal of Haematology, Volume 141 Supplement 1: P188.
2 Heneghan, et. al (2006). Lancet, 367; 404-411.
Test principle: Electrochemical determination of the PT time after activation of coagulation with human recombinant thromboplastin
User interface: Icon-based LCD display; on/off, memory and set buttons
Memory capacity: 300 test results with date and time
Sample types: Fresh capillary or anticoagulant-free venous whole blood
Easy blood application: Top or side dosing
Data transfer: Infrared interface