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Evaluation of the VITROS 5,1 FS chemistry system in a large pediatric laboratory.
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PMID:  17323821     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The VITROS 5,1 FS analytical system was evaluated. The measurement of the serum proteins and HDL cholesterol with the newly developed MicroTip technology was compared with other nephelometric and turbidimetric methods. The within-run imprecision for apolipoprotein A1, apolipoprotein B, complement 3, complement 4, transferrin, immunoglobulin A, immunoglobulin M, immunoglobulin G and HDL cholesterol showed coefficients of variation between 0.4% and 4.7%. The day-to-day imprecision showed coefficients of variation between 0.5% and 4.0%. The correlation with the comparative methods (nephelometric or turbidimetric) was good, with Pearson correlation coefficients of between 0.959 and 0.995. The comparison of apolipoprotein Al showed a slope of about 0.76. An explanation for the difference could not be found. The VITROS 5,1 FS analytical system is a reliable routine instrument which fits into a large pediatric laboratory of a university.
Kurt Herkner; Rosmarie Reiter-Reisacher; Oswald Sonntag
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical laboratory     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1433-6510     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Lab.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-27     Completed Date:  2007-03-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705611     Medline TA:  Clin Lab     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-26     Citation Subset:  IM    
Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Universitäts-Kinderklinik, Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Apolipoproteins / blood
Blood Chemical Analysis / instrumentation*,  methods*
Cholesterol, HDL / blood
Complement System Proteins / analysis
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Immunoglobulins / blood
Nephelometry and Turbidimetry / instrumentation*,  methods*
Pediatrics / instrumentation,  methods
Regression Analysis
Transferrin / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Apolipoproteins; 0/Cholesterol, HDL; 0/Immunoglobulins; 11096-37-0/Transferrin; 9007-36-7/Complement System Proteins

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