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Table 2 Differences between the glucose concentrations analyzed by three different hand-held devices and the laboratory results using the Bland-Altman analysis method and Passing-Bablok regression analysis

From: Glucose concentration in capillary blood of dairy cows obtained by a minimally invasive lancet technique and determined with three different hand-held devices

Devicea Capillary blood Coccygeal blood
  Passing-Bablok Bland-Altman Passing-Bablok Bland-Altman
  Slope (b) CI95 b for b Intercept (a) CI95 for a Bias (d) SD of d Slope (b) CI95 for b Intercept (a) CI95 for a Bias (d) SD of d
FSP 0.73 0.67–0.80 29.30 26.70–31.67 −18.80 7.96 0.72 0.66–0.78 19.43 16.28–22.33 −4.89 6.31
GLX 0.82 0.75–0.88 19.57 16.67–23.00 −11.20 6.42 0.88 0.80–1.00 14.93 9.00–19.00 −9.98 6.67
WGC 0.41 0.34–0.50 24.53 17.50–30.64 20.82 15.41 0.40 0.34–0.47 23.00 17.16–28.09 24.64 15.19
  1. aFSP: FreeStyle Precision, (Abbott GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany), GLX: GlucoMen LX Plus (A. Menarini GmbH, Vienna, Austria), WGC: WellionVet GLUCO CALEA (MED TRUST Handelsges.m.b.H, Marz, Austria)
  2. bCI95: 95 % confidence interval