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Abbott Precision Xtra (V2)

Device Name:Precision Xtra
Manufacturer:Sole: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc., 1360 South Loop Road, Alameda, CA 94502, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose, β-Ketones
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 Abbott Precision Xtra (V2) is a non-clinically-validated blood glucose meter. 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 Abbott Precision Xtra (V2), to measure blood glucose, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a specific population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.
 
Consumer BodyVersionQuartileComment
Amazon Best Sellers (US)2019A (4.1 / 5) to B (3.7 / 5)This review must not be considered as a substitute for a proper peer-reviewed scientific assessment

Validation Publications

Pfützner A, Schipper C, Ramljak S, Flacke F, Sieber J, Forst T, Musholt PB. Evaluation of the effects of insufficient blood volume samples on the performance of blood glucose self-test meters. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2013 Nov 1;7(6):1522-9. doi: 10.1177/193229681300700612. PMID: 24351178. Available from: PMC3876330.

15197:2003 - Fail Using insufficient blood samples (n=31)