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Evaluation of two portable meters for blood glucose measurements in dogs

K. Bluwol R. Duarte M.D. Lustoza D.M.N. Simões M.M. Kogika About the authors

The clinical and analytical accuracy of two portable meters for glucose measurement in dogs was evaluated. Blood glucose values obtained by the use of portable meters were compared to those obtained using the glucose oxidase reference method, by means of correlation and error analysis. Results obtained with the blood glucose meters were not different from those obtained with the reference method. Both apparatus evaluated are adequate for use in dogs.

dog; blood glucose; portable blood glucose meter

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