Decreasing Infections

CDC Aims to Protect Patients from Bloodstream Infections

The CDC has endeavored to create a new initiative, called Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition, in attempts to decrease bloodstream infections in dialysis patients. By following the CDC’s recommendations facilities could greatly reduce infections. The CDC has paired with several organizations to increase education and awareness surrounding how to prevent these infections and is…

Focused on the Design and Manufacturing

What is ISO 13485?

ISO 13485 is a stand-alone document that is similar in subject to ISO 9001, but with a direct focus regarding the manufacture and design of medical devices. There are a few key differences between the two standards, though. ISO 9001 has requirements for continual improvement of a company’s QMS while ISO 13485 just requires the…

Kidney Dialysate Meter

End of Life Notice: pHoenix Meter

Effective July 31, 2016, Mesa Labs will be discontinuing the current pHoenix meter model. Mesa Labs will continue to accept RMAs for service and calibration for seven years (pending parts availability) from the date of this notice. In addition, Mesa Labs will continue to accept orders for the current pHoenix meter up un­til the date…

Introducing Our Newest Dialysate Meter

Mesa Labs is pleased to announce the release of the newly re-designed digital dialysate meter for nephrology clinicians and technicians, the pHoenix XL! The new pHoenix XL is a hand-held, syringe-style meter for quick and accurate measurement of conductivity, temperature and pH. Feel confident in your readings with our easy-to-follow calibration guide and one-touch calibration…