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Ascensia Contour Dex (Bayer)

Device Name:Contour Dex
Manufacturer:Sole: Bayer Healthcare AG, Kaiser-Willhelm-Allee, Building W11, 51368 Leverkusen, 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 Ascensia Contour Dex (Bayer) is a 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:

While the technology used in the Ascensia Contour Dex (Bayer), to measure blood glucose, has been assessed, the results of the study have not been published and cannot be verified.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneWhile a clinical validation is claimed, it cannot be checked properly.
Institute of Health Economics (CA)General useNo evidence provided