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Standardisation of Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein A (WG-PAPP A)


NamePositionCountryTermTime in Office
S. WittfoothChairFI1 yr extra term2021 01 - 2021 12
S. JonesMemberUK
A. KatrukhaMemberRU
K. PetterssonMemberFI
K. SpencerMemberUK
C. SturgeonMemberUK

Terms of Reference

  • To establish a reference material for PAPP-A measurement employed as a marker for prenatal screening

Current Projects

  • Evaluation of candidate reference materials in relation to the major assay constructs presently being used in routine prenatal testing

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

NameFull and Affiliate Member Societies
Greg WardAustralasian Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (AACB)
Estella Sofia Castillo CamargoColegio Nacional de Bacteriología CNB - Colombia
Lennart Friis-HansenDanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry (DSKB)
Roselyne GarnotelSociété Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Kayode DadaAssociation of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Maria José Rego de SousaSociedade Portuguesa de Química Clínica
Ebru SezerTurkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Paola AudicioAsociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

NameCorporate members
Jean-Sebastien BlanchetBECKMAN COULTER, Inc.
Marion NiesserROCHE Diagnostics GmbH
Tracy SnelusSIEMENS

Working Group Chairs' contact:

Dr. Saara WITTFOOTH née Kokkala
Senior lecturer, Ph.D.
Division of Biotechnology
Department of Biochemistry
University of Turku
Tykistökatu 6 A 6th floor
20520 Turku
Tel.: +358 2 333 8790
Fax: +358 2 333 8050

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