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May 1972

Blood Glucose Determination in Infants and Children: The Reflectance Meter/Enzyme Test Strip System

Author Affiliations

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
From the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg, Research Foundation; and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;123(5):469-471. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110110097008

The reflectance meter/enzyme test strip (Dextrostix) system for blood glucose determination was compared with the glucose oxidase and the ferricyanide methods. The system is a rapid and reliable screening test in infants and children when used by experienced personnel.