Item # CHEM-GSTS
SKU # CHE-47024
A completely simple, effective, on the spot, 3 minute whole blood screening test to aid in the early identification of abnormal glucose levels. Our Chemcard Glucose Screening Test is ideal for screening patients who are at risk for developing diabetes since it can identify abnormally high fasting plasma glucose (blood sugar) levels.
Our Chemcard™ Glucose 3 minute test requires only a single drop of blood obtained from a fingerstick, and requires no instruments.
The Chemcard Glucose Screening Test has an effective measurement range of 50 to 150 mg/dl. In clinical trials, Chemcard results were found to correlate well (r=0.94) with split sample laboratory results obtained using a Kodak Ektachem 700® clinical analyzer. The Chemcard is highly effective in screening for normal vs. abnormal glucose levels, exhibiting a classification accuracy of greater than 94% (95% confidence interval) in clinical trials. In clinical trials, the Chemcard Glucose Screening Test correctly classified 100% of those patients with abnormal fasting plasma glucose. Of those patients with normal fasting plasma glucose, the Chemcard correctly classified 98.9%. (Lancets sold separately.)
Model 47024. 24 Strips/Box.
The Chemcard™ Glucose test is 510(k) approved for both home use and in doctor's offices in the USA by the FDA.
The Chemcard™ Glucose test is CE marked for self-testing in the European Union under Annex IV, Article 3 of EC Directive 98/79/EC on IN VITRO Diagnostic Medical Devices.
Chemcard Glucose Test Testing Procedure
As recommended by the ADA, Chemcard™ Glucose measures plasma glucose level after a minimum fasting period of 8 hours. The test device is in the form of a card about the size of a business card. A sterile disposable lancet is used to obtain a single drop of blood which is placed onto the "Test Area". After three minutes, the top layer of the card is peeled off and the results obtained by matching the color of the test area with a sliding color chart. Upon matching colors, the test card is turned over and the result appears on the back side of the test card. Consistent with the ADA screening criteria, Chemcard™ results of 125 mg/dl (6.9 mmol/l) or higher are considered abnormally high, while of 100 mg/dl (5.6 mmol/l) or less are considered normal. All abnormal results should be referred to a physician for follow-up diagnosis.