A multicenter nationwide reference intervals study for common biochemical analytes in Turkey using Abbott analyzers


ÖZARDA Y. , Ichihara K., ASLAN D., AYBEK H., ARI Z., TANELİ F., ...More

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE, vol.52, no.12, pp.1823-1833, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/cclm-2014-0228
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CHEMISTRY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1823-1833
  • Keywords: biochemical parameters, common reference intervals, multicenter study, regional differences, Turkey, APPROVED RECOMMENDATION 1987, HIGH-DENSITY-LIPOPROTEINS, ELEVATED HEPATIC LIPASE, REFERENCE VALUES, WORLDWIDE MULTICENTER, SERUM CREATININE, POPULATION

Abstract

Background: A nationwide multicenter study was organized to establish reference intervals (RIs) in the Turkish population for 25 commonly tested biochemical analytes and to explore sources of variation in reference values, including regionality.