Effects of drugs on glucose measurements with handheld glucose meters and a portable glucose analyzer.

@article{Tang2000EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of drugs on glucose measurements with handheld glucose meters and a portable glucose analyzer.},
  author={Z Tang and X Du and Richard F. Louie and Gerald J. Kost},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={
          75-86
        }
}
Key MethodThirty drugs used primarily in critical care and hospital settings were tested in vitro to observe interference on glucose measurements with 6 hand-held glucose meters and a portable glucose analyzer. Paired differences of glucose measurements between drug-spiked samples and unspiked control samples were calculated to determine bias. A criterion of +/- 6 mg/dL was used as the cutoff for interference. Ascorbic acid interfered with the measurements on all glucose devices evaluated. Acetaminophen…

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