Table 1.

Accuracy of Reflectance Meters Versus the Yellow Springs Instruments Co. Glucose Analyzer

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEANS (%)CORD BLOODHEEL STICK BLOODP VALUE
Refectance meter
Glucometer M−9.3−23.2
Diascan S0.4−0.4
Accu-Chek II1.216.4
One Touch35.225.6
Correlation coefficient
Glucometer M0.880.64<0.05
Diascan S0.960.71<0.01
Accu-Chek II0.910.71<0.05
One Touch0.920.86NS
  • From Lin HC, Maguire C, Oh W, Cowett R. Accuracy and reliability of glucose reflectance meters in the high risk neonate. J Pediatr. 1989;115:998–1000.