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2007 Publications of Interest

 

SD Executive

1. Panteghini M "Traceability, Reference Systems and Result Comparability". Clin Biochem Rev 2007;28:97-104.
2. Siekmann L "Requirements for Reference (Calibration) Laboratories in Laboratory Medicine". Clin Biochem Rev 2007;28:149-154.
3. Panteghini M, John WG "Implementation of haemoglobin A1c results traceable to the IFCC reference system: the way forward". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007; 45(8):942-944.
4. Hicks JMB, Müller MM, Panteghini M, John WG, Deeb L, Buse J, Nathan DM, Kahn R, Ferrannini E, Heine R, Mbanya JC  "Consensus Statement on the Worldwide Standardization of the Hemoglobin A1c Measurement". Diabetes Care 2007;30: 2399-2400.
5. Hicks JMB, Müller MM, Panteghini M, John WG, Deeb L, Buse J, Nathan DM, Kahn R, Ferrannini E, Heine R, Mbanya JC  "Consensus statement on the worldwide standardisation of the HbA1c measurement". Diabetologia 2007;50:2042-2043.

C-NPU: Nomenclature, Properties and Units, in collaboration with IUPAC (C-NPU)

1. Nordin G, Dybkaer R "Recommendation for term and measurement unit for «HbA1c»". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(8):1081-1082.
2. Duffus J, Bruunshuus I, Cornelis R, Dybkaer R, Nordberg M, Külpmann W "Properties and Units in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Part XX. Properties and Units in Clinical and Environmental Human Toxicology". Pure and Applied Chemistry 2007;79:87-152.
3. Duffus J, Bruunshuus I, Cornelis R, Dybkær R, Nordberg M, Kuelpmann W "Properties and Units in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Part XX. Properties and Units in Clinical and Environmental Human Toxicology". eJIFCC 2007;18(2) http://www.ifcc.org/ifcc-communications-publications-division-(cpd)/ifcc-publications/ejifcc-(journal)/e-journal-volumes/vol-18-no-2/vol-18-no-2-links/
4. Ehrlich C, Dybkaer R, Wöger W "Evolution of philosophy and description of measurement (preliminary rationale for VIM3)". Accred Qual Assur 2007;12 (3/4):201-218.
5. Dybkaer R "Metrology and protometrology: the ordinal question". Accred Qual Assur 2007;12:553-557.
6. Dybkaer R "The meaning of 'concentration'". Accred Qual Assur 2007;12:661-663.

C-PP: Plasma Proteins

1. Johnson MA, Merlini GP, Sheldon J, Ichihara K "Clinical indications for plasma protein assays: transthyretin (prealbumin) in inflammation and malnutrition". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(3):419-426.
2. Johnson MA, Merlini GP, Sheldon J, Ichihara K "Transthyretin, nutrition, and inflammation: response to Dr. Bernstein". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(11): 1568-1569.

C-SMCD: Standardisation of Markers of Cardiac Damage, in collaboration with AACC

1. NACB WRITING GROUP MEMBERS, Fred S. Apple, Robert L. Jesse, L. Kristin Newby, Alan H.B. Wu, Robert H. Christenson, NACB COMMITTEE MEMBERS, Robert H. Christenson, Fred S. Apple, Christopher P. Cannon, Gary Francis, Robert Jesse, David A. Morrow, L. Kristin Newby, Jan Ravkilde, Alan B. Storrow, Wilson Tang, Alan H.B. Wu, IFCC COMMITTEE ON STANDARDIZATION OF MARKERS OF CARDIAC DAMAGE (C-SMCD) MEMBERS, Fred S. Apple, Robert H. Christenson, Allan S. Jaffe, Johannes Mair, Jordi Ordonez-Llanos, Franca Pagani, Mauro Panteghini, Jillian Tate, and Alan H.B. Wu. "National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: Analytical Issues for Biochemical Markers of Acute Coronary Syndromes". Clinical Chemistry 2007;53:547-551.
2. NACB WRITING GROUP MEMBERS, Fred S. Apple, Robert L. Jesse, L. Kristin Newby, Alan H.B. Wu, Robert H. Christenson, NACB COMMITTEE MEMBERS, Robert H. Christenson, Fred S. Apple, Christopher P. Cannon, Gary Francis, Robert Jesse, David A. Morrow, L. Kristin Newby, Jan Ravkilde, Alan B. Storrow, Wilson Tang, Alan H.B. Wu, IFCC COMMITTEE ON STANDARDIZATION OF MARKERS OF CARDIAC DAMAGE (C-SMCD) MEMBERS, Fred S. Apple, Robert H. Christenson, Allan S. Jaffe, Johannes Mair, Jordi Ordonez-Llanos, Franca Pagani, Mauro Panteghini, Jillian Tate, and Alan H.B. Wu. "National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: Analytical Issues for Biochemical Markers of Acute Coronary Syndromes". Circulation 2007;115:e352-e355.
3. Apple FS, Wu AHB, Jaffe AS, Panteghini M, Christenson RH. "National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine practice guidelines: Analytical issues for biomarkers of heart failure". Circulation 2007;116:e95-e98.

C-POCT: Point of Care Testing

1. Ben Rayana MC, Burnett RW, Covington AK, D'Orazio P, Fogh-Andersen N, Jacobs E, Külpmann WR, Kuwa K, Larsson L, Lewenstam A, Maas AHJ, Mager G, Naskalski JW, Okorodudu AO, Ritter C, St. John A "IFCC Guideline for sampling, measuring and reporting ionized magnesium in plasma", Clin Chem Lab Med 2008;46(1):in press.

C-RIDL: Reference Intervals and Decision Limits

1. Ceriotti F "Prerequisites for Use of Common Reference Intervals". Clin Biochem Rev 2007;28:115-121.
2. Ceriotti F, Boyd JC, Klein G, Henny J, Queraltó J, Kairisto V, Panteghini M "Reference intervals for serum creatinine concentrations: assessment of available data for global application". Clinical Chemistry 2008;54: doi:10.1373/clinchem.2007.099648

WG-SEB: Selective Electrodes and Biosensors

1. A. Lewenstam "Clinical analysis of blood gases and electrolytes by ion-sensitive sensors",  in: Electrochemical Sensor Analysis  (Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry vol. 49); S. Alegret, A. Merkoci (Eds) Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Oxford, UK; 2007; Chapter 1, pp. 5 - 24. ISBN: 978-0-444-53053-0, ISBN CD-ROM: 978-0-444-53133-9; ISSN: 0166-526X.

WG-SHCG: Standardisation of Human Chronic Gonadotropin

1. Sturgeon CM and Ellis AR "Standardization of FSH, LH and hCG - Current position and future prospects" Mol Cell Endocrinol 2007;260-262:301-9.

WG-HbA1c: Standardisation of Hemoglobin A1c

1. Mosca A, Goodall I, Hoshino T, Jeppsson JO, John WG, Little RR, Miedema K, Myers GL, Reinauer H,  Sacks DB, Weykamp CW "Global standardization of glycated haemoglobin measurement: the position of the IFCC Working Group". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(8):1077-1080.
2. John WG, Mosca A, Weykamp C, Goodall I "HbA1c Standardisation: History, Science and Politics". Clin Biochem Rev 2007;28:163-168.

WG-STFT: Standardisation of Thyroid Function Tests

1. Thienpont LM, Beastall G, Christofides ND, Faix JD, Ieiri T, Miller WG, Miller R, Nelson JC, Ross HA, Ronin C, Rottmann M, Thijssen JH, Toussaint B "Measurement of free thyroxine in laboratory medicine - proposal of measurand definition". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(4):563-564.

2. Thienpont LM, Beastall G, Christofides ND, Faix JD, Ieiri T, Jarrige V, Miller WG, Miller R, Nelson JC, Ronin C, Ross HA, Rottmann M, Thijssen JH, Toussaint B "Proposal of a Candidate International Conventional Reference Measurement Procedure for Free Thyroxine in Serum". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45:934-6.

WG- HbA2: Standardisation of Hemoglobin A2

1. Paleari R, Giambona A,, Cannata M, Leto F, Maggio A, Mosca A "External quality assessment of hemoglobin A2 measurement: data from an Italian pilot study with fresh whole blood samples and commercial HPLC systems". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(1):88-92.

WG-SCDT: Standardisation of Carbohydrate-Deficient Transferrin

1. Jeppsson JO, Arndt T, Schellenberg F, Wielders JPM, Anton RF, Whitfield JB,  Helander A "Toward standardization of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT) measurements: I. Analyte definition and proposal of a candidate reference method". Clin Chem Lab Med 2007;45(4):558-562.

WG-GH: Growth Hormone

1. Sheppard MC "Growth hormone assay standardization: an important clinical advance". Clinical Endocrinology 2007;66:157-161.
2. Bidlingmaier M, Strasburger CJ "Growth hormone assays: current methodologies and their limitations". Pituitary 2007;10: DOI 10.1007/s11102-007-0030-1.
3. Pokrajac A, Wark G, Ellis AR, Wear J, Wieringa GE, Trainer PJ "Variation in GH and IGF-I assays limits the applicability of international consensus criteria to local practice". Clinical Endocrinology 2007;67:65-70.
4. Wieringa G, Trainer PJ "Harmonizing Growth Hormone Measurements: Learning Lessons for the Future". J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 2007;92(8):2874-2875.
5. Bidlingmaier M, Strasburger CJ "What Endocrinologists Should Know About Growth Hormone Measurements". Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 2007;36:101-108.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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