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Braun Omnitest 5
Manufacturer:
B. Braun Melsungen AG, Carl-Braun-Stra├če, 134212 Melsungen, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:
Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:
Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:
Finger
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
Availability:
Discontinued but still available
Description:
The Braun Omnitest 5 is an automatic blood glucose meter. Its blood glucose measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 2-star Medaval rating. Blood glucose measurements are taken from the finger and it is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.
Assessment:
The technology used in the Braun Omnitest 5, to measure blood glucose, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.
Recommendations:
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval ★★ Recommendation Recent clinical validation; recent protocol
MDR Criteria Self-measurement Published evidence
Validation Publications:

Jeon K, Shin M. Performance Evaluation of B. Braun Omnitest 5 Blood Glucose Monitoring System for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose. J Lab Med Qual Assur. 2016 Dec;38(4):234-42. doi: 10.15263/jlmqa.2016.38.4.234. Available from: www.jlmqa.org.

15197:2013 - Pass General population