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Multicentric reference values for some quantities measured with Tina-Quant reagents systems and RD/Hitachi analysers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11465340     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ten clinical laboratories in different regions of Spain have shared the search for reference individuals and the production of reference values for quantities concerning ferritin, transferrin, rheumatoid factors, C-reactive protein and antistreptolysin O, using Tina-Quant reagents systems and RD/Hitachi analysers. All the logistic work has been done in co-operation with the supplier of the reagents and analysers (Roche Diagnostics España, S.L., Barcelona). The reference limits produced in the virtual laboratory are derived from the blend of reference values obtained by each laboratory. The multicentric reference limits were estimated according to the recommendations of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry. The work done is a model of co-operation between the in vitro diagnostic industry and clinical laboratories for the production of reference values.
X Fuentes-Arderiu; M Ferré-Masferrer; J M González-Alba; J Escolà-Aliberas; D Balsells-Rosello; C Blanco-Cristobal; E González-Cruz; M Ibarz-Escuer; P Latorre-Marcellán; J Lugo-Arocena; C Mar-Medina; M Muros-de-Fuentes; M Vicens-Manero
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0036-5513     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest.     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-23     Completed Date:  2001-12-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404375     Medline TA:  Scand J Clin Lab Invest     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Servei de Bioquímica Clínica, Ciutat Sanitària i Universitària de Bellvitge, L'Hopitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Antistreptolysin / analysis
Autoanalysis / instrumentation,  standards
Blood Proteins / analysis*
C-Reactive Protein / analysis
Chemistry, Clinical / instrumentation*,  standards*
Ferritins / analysis
Middle Aged
Reference Values
Rheumatoid Factor / analysis
Transferrin / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Blood Proteins; 11096-37-0/Transferrin; 9006-92-2/Antistreptolysin; 9007-41-4/C-Reactive Protein; 9007-73-2/Ferritins; 9009-79-4/Rheumatoid Factor

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