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2013 Publications of Interest


IFCC Scientific Division Executive

1. Gillery P, Young IS. “Progress towards standardization: an IFCC Scientific Division Perspective”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5): 915-8.

C-NPU: IFCC and IUPAC Joint Committee for Nomenclature, Properties and Units 

1. Férard G, Dybkaer R. “Recommendations for clinical laboratory science reports regarding properties, units, and symbols: the NPU format”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; May; 51(5); 959-66.

C-TLM: Traceability in Laboratory Medicine 

1. Siekmann L. “Metrological traceability – a concept for standardization in laboratory medicine”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013 51(5): 953-7.
2. Kessler A, Siekmann L, Weykamp C, Geilenkeuser WJ, Dreazen O, Middle J, Schumann G. “External Quality Assessment Scheme for reference laboratories - review of 8 years’ experience”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5), 997-1005.

C-RIDL: Reference Intervals and Decision Limits

1. Ichihara K, Ozarda Y, Klee G, Straseski J, Baumann N, Ishikura K. “Utility of a panel of sera for the alignment of test results in the worldwide multicenter study on reference values”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5), 1007-25.
2. Ozarda Y, Ichihara K, Barth Jh, Klee G. “Protocol and standard operating procedures for common use in the worldwide multicentre study on reference values”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5): 1027-40.

C-STFT: Standardisation of Thyroid Function Tests

1. Van Houcke SK, Thienpont LM. “Good samples make good assays – the problem of sourcing clinical samples for a standardization project”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5): 967-72.

WG-HbA2: Standardisation of Hemoglobin A2

1. Mosca A, Paleari R, Wild B. “Analytical goals for the determination of HbA2”.Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51(5), 937-41.

WG-CDT: Standardisation of Carbohydrate-Deficient Transferrin 

1. Weykamp C, Wielders JP, Helander A, Anton RF, Bianchi V, Jeppsson JO, Siebelder C, Whitfield JB, Schellenberg F. “Toward standardization of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT) measurements: III. Performance of native serum and serum spiked with disialotransferrin proves that harmonization of CDT assays is possible”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; Vol. 51(5): 991-6.

WG-SAU: Standardisation of Albumin in Urine

1. Lieske JC, Bondar O, Miller WG, Bachmann LM, Narva AS, Itoh Y, Zegers I, Schimmel H, Phinney K, Bunk DM. “A reference system for urinary albumin: current status”. Clin Chem Lab Med 2013; 51 (5): 981-9.


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