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What you need:
• Accutrend Plus
• Test strips & related code strip
• Lancing device e.g. Safe-T-Pro
• Alcohol wipe
Place the instrument on a level,
vibration-free surface and switch on
by pressing the On/Off button.
Check the display
If no code has been stored in the in-
strument the display will look like this
Otherwise the last stored code will be
displayed & the screen will look like
The meter will store the data of one
code strip per test parameter.
To check other tests & code numbers
in the meter press the set key.
If your test/code is not displayed it
will be necessary to insert the code
strip for the test strip lot you wish to
Hold the code strip behind the black
bar and with the chamber flap closed
insert the code strip as far as it will
go and remove it immediately. Do
this firmly with consistent speed.
If successful you will hear 1 beep.
If unsuccessful the screen will look
Lift the chamber flap to clear the
message or wait a few seconds and
Remove a test strip from the
container and close the container
immediately. Check it’s appearance
for discolouration. Do not used if
Insert the test strip firmly with
consistent speed as far as it will go.
If successful you will hear 2 beeps.
A flashing arrow indicates that the
meter is now ready for you to open
the chamber flap to apply the drop of
blood. At this stage keep it closed.
You have approx 2 minutes before
the meter will auto-off.
Choose the lancing site (pref middle
finger, outer side) and clean with
alcohol wipe. Dry with tissue.
Lance the finger and milk site to
produce a drop of blood.
the first drop.
Milk the site again to
form a large hanging drop of blood.
Lift the chamber flap and remove
the test strip (leave the flap open).
Apply the hanging blood directly to
the reaction pad. Do not touch the
pad. The application area must be
completely covered with blood.
Insert the test strip back into the
Close the chamber flap. This starts
the measurement & countdown.
The meter will beep 4 secs out from
displaying the result.
Interpretation of Hi or Lo results
<3.88 mmol/L >7.76mmol/L
When measuring tests on several
people clean and disinfect the
instrument with an alcohol wipe
before each measurement.
Plus - Quick Reference Guide
A plausibility check must be performed for all
measurements. See page 80 of the user’s manual for instructions.
Protection against infections:
There is a potential risk of infection. Medical staff and other persons using the Accutrend
Plus instrument to perform measurements for more than one patient must be aware that any object coming into contact
with human blood is a potential source of infection.
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