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Braun Omnitest 5
Device Name:
Omnitest 5
B. Braun Melsungen AG, Carl-Braun-Stra├če, 134212 Melsungen, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:
Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:
Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
Discontinued but still available
The Braun Omnitest 5 is an automatic blood glucose meter. Its blood glucose measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 2-star Medaval rating. Blood glucose measurements are taken from the finger. It is intended for self-measurement and home use. This device has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be available through certain outlets.
The technology used in the Braun Omnitest 5, to measure blood glucose, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
BG Medaval ★★ Recommendation Recent clinical validation; recent protocol
BG MDR Criteria Self-measurement Published evidence
Validation Publications:

Jeon K, Shin M. Performance Evaluation of B. Braun Omnitest 5 Blood Glucose Monitoring System for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose. J Lab Med Qual Assur. 2016 Dec;38(4):234-42. doi: 10.15263/jlmqa.2016.38.4.234. Available from: www.jlmqa.org.

15197:2013 - Pass General population