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Arkray Glucocard G (GT-1820)

Device Name:Glucocard G
Device Model:GT-1820
Manufacturer:Sole: Arkray Global Business Inc., 1408 Koji, Konan cho, koka shi, Shiga, JAPAN.
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:Available Currently
Description: The Arkray Glucocard G (GT-1820) is a clinically validated and 1-star blood glucose meter. Measurements are taken from the finger and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.
Assessment:

The technology used in the Arkray Glucocard G (GT-1820), 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.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval RecommendationRecent clinical validation; older protocol

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)

Yu-Fei W, Wei-Ping J, Ming-Hsun W, Miao-O C, Ming-Chang H, Chi-Pin W, Ming-Shih L. Accuracy Evaluation of 19 Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems Manufactured in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Multicenter Study. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2017 Sep;11(5):953-65. Epub: 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1177/1932296817705143. PMID: 28480733. Available from: PMC5950995.

15197:2013 - Fail General population

15197:2003 - Pass General population

Mancini A, Esposto G, Manfrini S, Rilli S, Tinti G, Carta G, Petrolati L, Vidali M, Barocci S. A Real-World Setting Study: Which Glucose Meter Could Be the Best for POCT Use? An Easy and Applicable Protocol During the Hospital Routine. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018 Sep;12(5):1053-1060. Epub: 2018 May 22. doi: 101177/1932296818774077. PMID: 29783898. Available from: PMC6134620.

SIBioC:2015 General population

Note: Results from this paper are not presented due to a number of inaccuracies. One of these refers to the "Glucocard G-sensor" being presented as a device whereas these are test strips for the "Glucocard G" and "Glucocard G+" devices.