Arkray GlucoCard X-Meter

Device Name:GlucoCard X-Meter
Manufacturer:Arkray Global Business Inc., 1408 Koji, Konan cho, koka shi, Shiga, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Finger
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment:

The technology used in the Arkray GlucoCard X-Meter, to measure blood glucose, has passed in three clinical validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval★★ RecommendationRecent clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations

Validation Publications

Weitgasser R, Hofmann M, Gappmayer B, Garstenauer C. New, small, fast acting blood glucose meters--an analytical laboratory evaluation. Swiss Med Wkly. 2007 Sep 22;137(37-38):536-40. PMID: 17990144.

ADA:1996 - Pass General population

Freckmann G, Baumstark A, Jendrike N, Zschornack E, Kocher S, Tshiananga J, Heister F, Haug C. System accuracy evaluation of 27 blood glucose monitoring systems according to DIN EN ISO 15197. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2010 Mar;12(3):221-31. doi: 10.1089/dia.2009.0128. PMID: 20151773.

15197:2003 - Pass General population

SKUP. Report from the evaluation SKUP/2006/50: Glucocard X Meter with Glucocard X-Sensor test strips (Arkray Global Business), a system for blood glucose measurement. Bergen, Norway: SKUP; 2006. 51 p. Available from: skup.org.

15197:2003 - Pass General population (Note: BLS-recorded measurements)

15197:2003 - Pass General population (Note: Subject-recorded measurements; less accurate than BLS recorded measurements)

Arkray Glucocard X-Sensor test strips

Relevant Publications

권민정, 이수연 [Kwon MJ, Lee SY.] 혈당측정기 GLUCOCARD X-METER 평가 [Evaluation of GLUCOCARD X-METER glucose monitoring system.] 대한진단검사의학회지 [Korean J Lab Med]. 2008 Feb;28(1):8-15. doi: 10.3343/kjlm.2008.28.1.8. PMID: 18309250. Available from: synapse.koreamed.org. In Korean.

Blind comparisons to the Arkray Super Glucocard II, the Roche Accu-Check Active (Probably V1) and the JnJ Lifescan Onetouch Ultra. It is unclear from the publication which Accu-Chek Active device was used in the study. The date suggests that the version Medaval has indicated as "V1" was used.