Reliability and convenience for blood gases


equine blood gasesThis article is sponsored content brought to you by Vepalabs.

Vepalabs Veterinary Pathology covers your portable blood gas, electrolyte and critical care analysis needs, with the convenience and reliability of EPOC Blood Gas Analyser. 

The EPOC is affordable, easy to use, requires no refrigeration of consumables and has equine specific reference ranges. It is ideal for field use or in-house and is capable of simultaneously testing 18 parameters all at once including pH, Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Glucose, Lactate, Ionised Calcium, Haematocrit, Creatinine, pCO2, pO2, as well as Calculated Values—Actual Bicarbonate, Total CO2, Base Excess of Extra Cellular Fluid, Base  Excess of Blood, Oxygen Saturation, Anion Gap, Anion Gap Potassium and Haemoglobin. 

With its sleek design and touchscreen menu, EPOC is a modern and accurate device suitable for equine farms and veterinary practices alike.

EPOC is a wireless veterinary Point of Care testing solution, uses Smart Card technology and has the added benefit and accessibility of being completely portable. 

Considering the necessary portability testing needs in the equine industry, users can easily transport EPOC to equestrian stables, insert a whole blood sample immediately and achieve accurate and concise results which are all available right at your fingertips.

Using only 100ul of a whole blood sample, EPOC conveniently needs only one test card and can deliver results in as little as 30 seconds. 

To secure your EPOC portable blood gas, electrolytes and critical care analyser, contact Katie at Vepalabs Veterinary Pathology on 0409 738 772 or 1300 837 252 or email

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