Utility of a panel of sera for the alignment of test results in the worldwide multicenter study on reference values


Ichihara K., ÖZARDA Y. , Klee G., Straseski J., Baumann N., Ishikura K.

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE, vol.51, no.5, pp.1007-1025, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/cclm-2013-0248
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1007-1025

Abstract

Background: In a planned International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) worldwide study on reference intervals (RIs), a common panel of serum samples is to be measured by laboratories from different countries, and test results are to be compared through conversion using linear regression analysis. This report presents a validation study that was conducted in collaboration with four laboratories.