Journal of Medical Diagnostic Methods

Journal of Medical Diagnostic Methods
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ISSN: 2168-9784


Muluken Kassahun

Muluken Kassahun


  • Research Article
    Accuracy of Sensocard Glucose Meter: Comparing with Reference Glucose Oxidase Method
    Author(s): Muluken Kassahun, Tadele Melak and Molla AbebeMuluken Kassahun, Tadele Melak and Molla Abebe

    Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a cause of morbidity, disability and mortality worldwide. Glucose measurement by glucose meter is one of the diagnosing and monitoring tools of diabetes mellitus. However, the accuracy of this instrument is in question. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of SensoCard glucose meter comparing with reference glucose oxidase method at University of Gondar Hospital, Gondar, Ethiopia. Methods: A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted in March, 2014. A total of 122 (equal number of type 1 and II) diabetic mellitus patients were selected by consecutive sampling technique. Glucose value was determined by SensoCard glucose meter and reference glucose oxidase method. The data were entered and analyzed using SPSS version 20 and Analyse-it version 3.76.1 softwares. Correlation coefficient and bias were calculated to observe.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9784.1000162

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