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HbA1c test

Haemoglobin A1c

About the parameter

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Measuring HbA1c concentration in the blood facilitates the long-term monitoring of blood glucose levels from diabetics.
 
The glucose of HbA1c may bind itself to proteins – a process called glycation. Red blood cells contain glucose as well, enabling the blood sugar to bind to the blood cell’s haemoglobin – creating haemoglobin A1c, or HbA1c for short.
 
Even in healthy individuals a part of the haemoglobin is bound. For long-term monitoring and assessment of risks of long-term damage from diabetes, measuring the HbA1c value is crucial.
 

Overview

Method

This assay is a latex turbidimetric immunoassay to directly determine the HbA1c from whole blood or finger blood.
 

Measurement range

NGSP: 4.0 – 14.0 % (LOT-depending)
IFCC: 20 – 130 mmol/mol (LOT-depending)

eAG (estimated average glucose, LOT-depending)
Unit1: 69 – 359 mg/dl
Unit2: 3.8 – 19.8 mmol/l
 

Test duration

This assay takes approximately 7.5 minutes
 

Package insert

More details can be found in the package insert.

Please note: All package inserts provided on this website are intended for information purposes only! Always process all tests, controls and calibrators strictly according to the package insert provided with the kit.


Appropriate instruments

CUBE

CUBE-S

smart 700/340

smart 700/546


Evaluation

Assay evaluation

Find the evaluation study for the Eurolyser HbA1c assay here: Evaluation Eurolyser HbA1c

 
Please note: depending on the time of the market launch of an assay, the respective assay evaluation was carried out using either a Eurolyser smart instrument or a Eurolyser CUBE instrument.

Since the measurement method is the same in both instruments (their photometric units are identical in construction), as was proved in this comparison study, all testkit evaluations provided on this website are valid for either instrument!

Additional information

Article numbers

ST 0110     HbA1c Test Kit (containing 24 tests)
ST 1100     HbA1c Control Kit (low/high)
 

Storage guide

Advices for test storage and stability may be found in the following PDF document:
Test Storage Guide (Englisch)

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