A root cause analysis of 'falsely elevated' oxygen saturation: investigation of pneumatic tube transport and differences between estimated and measured saturation in a critical patient population

Clin Chem Lab Med. 2020 Feb 25;58(3):e72-e74. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2019-0776.
No abstract available

Keywords: blood gas; co-oximetry; pneumatic tube system; sO2.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Blood Gas Analysis*
  • Catheters*
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care Units*
  • Oxygen / blood*


  • Oxygen