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Menarini GlucoMen LX

Device Name:GlucoMen LX
Manufacturer:A. Menarini Diagnostics S.r.l., Via Sette Santi 3, 50131 Firenze, ITALY.
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 Menarini GlucoMen LX, 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)

Hasslacher C, Kulozik F, Platten I. Analytical performance of glucose monitoring systems at different blood glucose ranges and analysis of outliers in a clinical setting. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2014 May;8(3):466-72. Epub: 2014 Feb 18. doi: 10.1177/1932296814522804. PMID: 24876607. Available from: PMC4455429.

15197:2013 - Fail General population

Sølvik UØ, Risa M, Jacobsen CE, Monsen G, Sandberg S. Performance of 10 Systems for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose by Trained Healthcare Professionals and in the Hands of the Users. Clin Chem. 2015 May;61(5):772-4. Epub: 2015 Mar 3. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2014.236760. PMID: 25737533. Available from: clinchem.aaccjnls.org.

15197:2013 - Fail General population (Note: BLS-recorded measurements)

FDA:2016H - Fail General population (Note: BLS-recorded measurements)

15197:2013 - Fail General population (Note: Subject-recorded measurements)

FDA:2016H - Fail General population (Note: Subject-recorded measurements)

15197:2003 - Pass General population

SKUP Evaluation 2009/71

SKUP. Report from the evaluation SKUP/2009/71: GlucoMen LX (A. Menarini Diagnostics), a system for blood glucose measurement. Bergen, Norway: SKUP; 2009. 57 p. Available from: skup.org.

15197:2003 - Pass General population

Results counted in Sølvik et al. 2015.

Relevant Publications

Musholt PB, Schipper C, Thomé N, Ramljak S, Schmidt M, Forst T, Pfützner A. Dynamic electrochemistry corrects for hematocrit interference on blood glucose determinations with patient self-measurement devices. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2011 Sep 1;5(5):1167-75. doi: 10.1177/193229681100500520. PMID: 22027312. Available from: PMC3208875.

Performance with haematocrit variation unstable.