Nova Biomedical - Statstrip

By: Nova Biomedical  09-12-2011
Keywords: touch screen, Barcode Scanner, Glucose

StatStrip® Patented*, New Multi-Well Technology Creates a New Class of Performance for Bedside Glucose Testing

The Nova StatStrip Glucose Monitoring system features a patented Multi-Well measuring technology that meets the escalating demands of today’s hospital glucose testing. StatStrip technology elevates bedside glucose testing to a level of accuracy, precision, and patient safety that approaches the quality of central laboratory testing.

Measures and Eliminates Hematocrit Interferences

StatStrip is the only bedside glucose meter to eliminate glucose errors due to hematocrit interference. Hematocrit interference can cause glucose errors as large as 30%. One of StatStrip’s measuring wells measures hematocrit and corrects the glucose result for abnormal hematocrit levels.

Eliminates Errors cause by Maltose, Galactose, Oxygen, and Electrochemical Interferences

StatStrip Multi-Well technology employs an additional interference measurement well to measure and eliminate electrochemical interferences.

Lab Equivalent Accuracy Validated in Over 40 Hospitals Throughout the World

Fast, 6-second Glucose Results, 10 Second Ketone Results

Small, 1.2 Microliter Sample

Simple, Color Touch Screen Operation

StatStrip® Glucose Connectivity Meter

Weight: 0.8 lbs (360 g)
Size: 6.0 in x 3.25 in x 1.8 in (153 mm x 82.5 mm x 46 mm)

Data Storage:

Patient Tests: 1,000 tests
QC Tests: 200 tests
Users: 4,000 users


Meter Data Output: RJ-45 Ethernet Port
Protocol: TCP/IP Ethernet 10 Mbit
Standard: POCT1-A Compliant
Setup Program: NovaNet™ Web-Based Instrument Manager Software

Battery Information:

Type: 3.7V Li Polymer Rechargeable Battery
Features: Rechargeable/Replaceable
Life: 6-8 hours in use (approximately 40 tests w/barcode scans)/12-24 hours standby

Docking Station:

Optional accessory; desk or wall mount charging station with RJ-45 Ethernet jack. 3 LED indicator lights showing connection status, transmit/receive data, and charging status. Extra battery slot included for recharging and storage of spare battery

Additional Features:

  • Color touch screen
  • Built-in barcode scanner
  • Traditional QC with target values assigned to QC materials
  • Numeric or pass/fail QC
  • QC prompting or QC lock out
  • Abnormal and critical ranges flagged by color highlighting
  • Canned or free text user comments
  • Rejecting of results at meter (optional) for repeat testing
  • Flagging of Tight Glycemic Control results
  • Accepting patient ID or accession number
  • Use of operator password (lockout)
  • Entry of offline tests
  • Entry of ICD-9 Diagnosis codes
  • Ordering physicians I.D.
  • On-screen training mode
  • Correlation mode
  • Slope and intercept adjustment
  • Web-based meter configuration by location
  • Custom meter configuration by medical unit
  • Connect to hospital ADT
  • Connect to all LIS/EMR
  • POCT1-A data output

StatStrip® Glucose Xpress Meter

Weight: 0.2 lbs (75 g)
Size: 3.6 in x 2.3 in x 0.9 in (91 mm x 58 mm x 23 mm)

Data Storage:

Patient & QC Tests: 400 tests total (FIFO)


Data Transfer: Strip Port Connection to USB
Data Program: Nova Microsoft-Excel based data transfer Software

Battery Information:

Type: 3V Li Button Battery
Features: Replaceable
Life: Minimum 600 tests

Additional Features:

  • LCD black/white display
  • Large numeric display (30 mm)
  • Traditional QC with target values assigned to QC materials
  • Units of measure based on meter ordered (mg/dl or mmol/L models)
  • Auto-shut off of meter when not in use
  • Automatic sample detection and analysis start
  • Automatic sample counter with date/time stamp for data tracking

StatStrip® Glucose Strips


Tests Measured: Glucose and Hematocrit
Test Reported: Glucose
Test Time: 6 seconds
Test Strip Volume: 1.2 µL
Test Methodology: Electrochemistry

Sample Types & Operating Modes:

Whole Blood: Arterial, Venous, Capillary

Glucose Measurement Range:

10-600 mg/dL (0.6-33.3 mmol/L)

Interferences Eliminated:

Hematocrit, Ascorbic Acid, Uric Acid, Acetaminophen, Bilirubin, Maltose, Galactose, Xylose, Oxygen

Operating Ranges:

Temperature: 15°C- 40°C (59°F-104°F)
Altitude: Up to 15,000 feet
Humidity: 10% to 90% relative humidity

Reagents and Strips:

Strips: Cases of 36 vials (1,800 StatStrips);
vials packaged 50 strips/vial
QC: Three levels (Low, Normal, High);
sold separately
Linearity: Five levels available

Test Strip Stability:

24 months from date of manufacturing
180 day open-vial stability

QC Stability:

24 months from date of manufacturing
90 day open-vial stability

Keywords: Barcode Scanner, Color Touch Screen, Ethernet Port, Glucose, Glucose Meter, Glucose Monitoring System, Indicator Lights, Led Indicator Lights, Rechargeable Battery, touch screen,

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