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Standardisation of Albumin Assay in Urine (WG-SAU) - in collaboration with NKDEP

In cooperation with "National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)"



Name Position Country Term Time in Office
L.M. Bachmann Chair US extra-term  2019 01 - 2019 12
A. Beasley Green Member US    
D. Bruns Member US    
D. Bunk Member US    
G. Curhan Member US    
J. Eckfeldt Member US    
J. Fleming Member US    
N. Greenberg Member US    
G. Hortin Member US    
Y. Itoh Member JP    
G. Jones Member AU
J. Lieski Member US    
M. McQueen Member CA    
G. Miller Member US    
G. Myers Member US    
A. Narva Member US    
M. Panteghini Member IT    
K.W. Phinney Member US    
S. Sandberg Member NO    
H. Schimmel Member BE    
D. Seccombe Member CA    
J. Zakowski Member US    


 Terms of Reference

  • To establish a reference procedure and reference materials for the measurement of albumin in urine


 Current Projects

  • Development of reference materials for urine creatinine and urine albumin 
  • Development of urine albumin IDMS candidate reference measurement procedures



List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full and Affiliate Member Societies
James Davidson Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists
Marge Knütt Estonian Society of Laboratory Medicine
José Antonio Tesser Poloni Sociedade Brasileira de Analíses Clínicas (SBAC)
Elizabeth Caussé Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Maria Stella Graziani Italian Society of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC)
Amos Gadzama Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Ana Cristina Moreira Sociedade Portuguesa de Química Clínica
Ivana Obradović Society of Medical Biochemists of Serbia (DMBS)
Damla Kayalp Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Stella Raymondo Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)


List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

Name Corporate Members
Yves Courties BIO-RAD Laboratories
Stefano Cisterino A. MENARINI Diagnostics
David Ledden SIEMENS



Working Group Chair's contact:

Prof. Lorin M. BACHMANN
Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry
VCU Health System
403 N. 13th Street, Room 611
Richmond, VA 23298-0286
Tel: +1-804-8286407
Fax: +1-804-8286156

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