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Reference intervals for serum thyrotropin, free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine in healthy adults in Finland, measured by an immunoautomate based on time-resolved fluorescence (AutoDELFIA).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9426351     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have established reference intervals for healthy adults of serum thyrotropin, free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine using the AutoDELFIA (Wallac, Finland) automatic measuring device. The determination of reference intervals in a proper manner is costly, and many laboratories adopt reference ranges from the literature rather than determining them alone. This is the first report on reference values in thyroidology where this automatic system based on time-resolved fluorescence has been used. The reference intervals for thyrotropin, free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine were 0.6-4.3 mIU/l, 9.6-17.1 pmol/l and 4.3-7.5 pmol/l, respectively.
E Taimela; V Kairisto; P Koskinen; A Leino; K Irjala
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of clinical chemistry and clinical biochemistry : journal of the Forum of European Clinical Chemistry Societies     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0939-4974     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Clin Chem Clin Biochem     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-28     Completed Date:  1998-01-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105775     Medline TA:  Eur J Clin Chem Clin Biochem     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  889-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Central Hospital of Turku, Finland.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Reagent Kits, Diagnostic*
Reference Values
Thyrotropin / blood*
Thyroxine / blood*
Triiodothyronine / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Reagent Kits, Diagnostic; 6893-02-3/Triiodothyronine; 7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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