Dispette is the original Disposable ESR system manufactured by Guest Scientific in Switzerland.
The Dispette (i.e. Disposable Pipette) tube is manufactured to the specifications of the Westergren ESR method, preferred by the International Council for Standardization in Haematology (ICSH) (1,2) and the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) (3) in the USA.
The Dispette Kit comes equipped with Dispette triple-plugged safety pipettes and uncapped blue filling reservoirs, which do not contain any citrate or saline diluent; hence operators are able to select their own preferred anticoagulant and or diluent, which must be in accordance with the classic Westergren method of 4 parts blood sample added to 1 part diluent.
As the DISPETTE 1 reservoirs do not contain any diluent, it is not subject to expiration, which makes it very convenient for establishments with lower ESR Testing, smaller medical scientific establishments, etc.
The Dispette is available as:
The Dispette pack contains 100 pipettes and reservoirs together with full instructions.
5 Place Stand
1 ICSH Recommondations for Measurement of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate. J. Clin. Path. 1993; 46: 198-203.
2 Jou, J.M., Lewis, S.M., Briggs, C., et al. ICSH review of the measurement of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate: Int. J. Lab Haem, 2011: 33,125-132.
3 Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), Procedures for the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Test; Approved Standard-Fifth Edition. H02-A5, May 2011. ISBN 1-56238-754-5.