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2011 Publications of Interest

C-RSE: Reference Systems of Enzymes

1.Schumann G, Klauke R, Canalias F, Bossert-Reuther S, Franck PF, Gella FJ, Jørgensen PJ, Kang D, Lessinger JM, Panteghini M, Ceriotti F. "IFCC primary reference procedures for the measurement of catalytic activity concentrations of enzymes at 37 °C. Part 9: Reference procedure for the measurement of catalytic concentration of alkaline phosphatase International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) Scientific Division, Committee on Reference Systems of Enzymes (C-RSE)". Clin Chem Lab Med 2011;49:1439-46.

WG-STFT: Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests

1.Van Houcke SK, Van Uytfanghe K, Shimizu E, Tani W, Umemoto M, Thienpont LM. "IFCC international conventional reference procedure for the measurement of free thyroxine in serum International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests (WG-STFT)". Clin Chem Lab Med 2011;49:1275-81.

WG-HbA2: Standardization of HbA2

1.Paleari R, Montagnana M, Danese E, Tozzi M, Guidi GC, Mosca A. "Determination of biological variability of hemoglobin A2". Biochimica clinica 2011; 35:458-60.  

WG-GFRA: Standardization of Glomerular Filtration Rate Assessment

1.Neil Greenberg, William L. Roberts, Lorin M. Bachmann, Elizabeth C. Wright, R. Neil Dalton, Jack J. Zakowski, and W. Greg Miller.  "Specificity Characteristics of 7 Commercial Creatinine Measurement Procedures By Enzymatic and Jaffe Method Principles". Clinical Chemistry, published online December 13, 2011 as doi:10.1373/clinchem.2011.172288.  (To be published in print version of Clinical Chemistry, February, 2012).

WG-TNI: Standardization of Troponin

1.Point/Counterpoint article solicited by Clinical Chemistry in 2011 - published on-line Sept 22; paper publication in January, 2012. Christenson RC, Bunk DM, Schimmel H, Tate JR., "on behalf of the IFCC Working Group on Standardization of Troponin I. Put simply, standardization of cardiac troponin I is complicated. The WG put forward the argument for the standardization of cTnI measurement".

  

 
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