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Comparison of the accuracy of noninvasive hemoglobin sensor (NBM-200) and portable hemoglobinometer (HemoCue) with an automated hematology analyzer (LH500) in blood donor screening

Authors
 Moon Jung Kim  ;  Quehn Park  ;  Myung Hee Kim  ;  Jeong Won Shin  ;  Hyun Ok Kim 
Citation
 ANNALS OF LABORATORY MEDICINE, Vol.33(4) : 261-267, 2013 
Journal Title
 ANNALS OF LABORATORY MEDICINE 
ISSN
 2234-3806 
Issue Date
2013
MeSH
Automation ; Biosensing Techniques/instrumentation ; Blood Chemical Analysis/instrumentation ; Blood Donors ; Donor Selection/methods ; Female ; Hemoglobins/analysis ; Humans ; Male ; Sensitivity and Specificity
Abstract
BACKGROUND: The Hb levels of prospective blood donors are usually determined using a finger prick test. A new noninvasive Hb device has the advantage of not causing any sampling pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the noninvasive Hb sensor and to compare its measurements with those of a currently used portable hemoglobinometer. METHODS: Hb was measured using a noninvasive Hb sensor (NBM-200; OrSense, Israel), a portable hemoglobinometer (HemoCue; HemoCue AB, Sweden), and an automated hematology analyzer (LH500; Beckman Coulter, USA). The correlations between Hb measurements taken by the NBM-200 and HemoCue with those by an automated hematology analyzer were assessed using intraclass correlation coefficients (ICCs). Hb measurements were compared among 3 different Hb level groups. RESULTS: The mean Hb values of 506 blood donors were 14.1 g/dL by the NBM-200, 14.0 g/dL by the LH500, and 14.3 g/dL by the HemoCue. The correlation between the LH500 and the NBM-200 was substantial (ICC=0.69), while that between the LH500 and the HemoCue agreed almost perfectly (ICC=0.86). CONCLUSIONS: The possibility to judge to be eligible for donors who are ineligible to donate was substantial when using NBM-200. Even though the NBM-200 has the apparent advantage of noninvasiveness, its use in pre-screening should be given meticulous attention. Since pre-donation testing is crucial to protecting donors' health, complete evaluation of the instrument should be performed prior to use.
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DOI
10.3343/alm.2013.33.4.261
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Laboratory Medicine (진단검사의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Kim, Hyun Ok(김현옥) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4964-1963
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/158471
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