Point-of-care testing of HbA1c and blood glucose in a remote Aboriginal Australian community

This study assessed the accuracy of point-of-care (POC) measurements of capillary blood glucose and glycosylated haemoglobin (H POC capillary HbA1c testing. Result indicate that POC capillary glucose results should be confirmed by a laboratory test of venous plasma if the results are likely to significantly influence clinical decisions.

  • Source: Martin D: Shephard M; Freeman H; Bulsara M; Jones T; Davis E; Maguire G

 

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