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Start date:
End date:
June 2014
Co-ordinated by:
NHS Lothian

Lactate, Arterial and Venous Agreement in Sepsis – LAVAS trial


To determine whether an agreement between peripheral venous and arterial lactate exists in patients presenting to an Emergency Department with sepsis.

Trial Design

A prospective observational study in a consecutive sample of eligible and consented patients in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Eligibility criteria (summary)

Patients who present to the Emergency Department with suspected sepsis

Chief Investigator

Dr Deepankar Datta

Specialist Trainee Emergency Medicine

Local PI

Dr Deepankar Datta

Specialist Trainee Emergency Medicine

Research Team

Julia Grahamslaw

Lead Research Nurse

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