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Acon On Call Extra (v1)

Device Name:On Call Extra
Manufacturer:Acon Laboratories Inc., 10125 Mesa Rim Road, San Diego, CA 92121, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Finger, Palm and Forearm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Discontinued but still available
Description: The Acon On Call Extra (v1) is a clinically validated blood glucose meter. Measurements are taken from the finger, palm and forearm. 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 Acon On Call Extra (v1), to measure blood glucose, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication. However, it was also assessed in another study but the results have not been published and cannot be verified.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneWhile a clinical validation is claimed, it cannot be checked properly.
TÜV SÜD (DE)General useUnpublished internal data

Validation Publications

Wolde M, Tarekegn G, Kebede T. Comparative Evaluations of Randomly Selected Four Point-of-Care Glucometer Devices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018 May;12(3):673-9. Epub: 2018 Jan 17. doi: 10.1177/1932296817751747. PMID: 29338325.

15197:2013 - Fail General population

15197:2003 - Fail General population