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2015 Publications of Interest

C-NPU - Nomenclature, Properties and Units -  Joint Committee of IFCC/IUPAC

  1. Ferard G, Dybkaer R, "The NPU format for clinical laboratory science reports regarding properties, units, and symbols." Chemistry International." Vol 37 (3), p 24-25, May 2015
  2. Nordin G, "Before defining performance criteria we must agree on what a 'qualitative test procedure' is." Clin Chem Lab Med., 2015 May; 53(6):939-41
  3. Campbell C, Caldwell G, Coates P, Flatman R, Georgiou A, Horvath AR, Lam Q, Schneider H, "Consensus Statement for the Management and Communication of High Risk Laboratory Results" Clin Biochem Rev, 2015, 36(iii): 97-105

C-RIDL - Reference Intervals and Decision Limits

  1. Borai A, Ichihara K, Masoud A, et al. on behalf of the Committee on Reference Intervals and Decision Limits, International Federation for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. "Establishment of reference intervals of clinical chemistry analytes for adult population in Saudi Arabia: a study conducted as a part of the IFCC global study on reference values. " Clin Chem Lab Med 2015; DOI: 10.1515/cclm-2015-0490.

Other articles directly related to the C-RIDL projects:

  1. Shimizu Y, Ichihara K, "Sources of variation analysis and derivation of reference intervals for ALP, LDH, and amylase isozymes using sera from the Asian multicenter study on reference values." Clin Chim Acta 2015; 446: 64–72.
  2. Qin X, Tang G, Qiu L, et al., "A Multicenter Reference Intervals Study for Specific Proteins in China." Medicine 2015; 94:e2211. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002211.
  3. Masuda S, Ichihara K, Yamanishi H, et al., "Evaluation of menstrual cycle-related changes in 85 clinical laboratory analytes." Ann Clin Biochem 2015 in press. doi: 10.1177/0004563215617212
  4. Xia L, Qiu L Cheng X, Chen M, et al. "Nationwide multicenter reference interval study for 28 common biochemical analytes in China." Medicine, 2016 Mar; 95(9): e2915. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002915.

C-STFT - Standardisation of Thyroid Function Tests

  1. Thienpont LM, Faix JD, Beastall G, "Standardization of FT4 and harmonization of TSH measurements - A request for input from endocrinologists and other physicians." Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2015 Jul 23.
  2. Thienpont LM, Faix JD, Beastall G, "Standardization of FT4 and harmonization of TSH measurements - A request for input from endocrinologists and other physicians" [Opinion]. Endocr J. 2015;62(10):855-6. doi: 10.1507/endocrj.EJ15-0382. Epub 2015 Jul 22.
  3. Thienpont L, Faix J, Beastall G, "Standardization of free thyroxine and harmonization of thyrotropin measurements: A request for input from endocrinologists and other physicians."  Thyroid. 2015 Dec;25(12):1379-80. doi: 10.1089/thy.2015.0309. 
  4. Thienpont LM, Faix JD, Beastall G, "Standardization of FT4 and harmonization of TSH measurements: a request for input from endocrinologists and other physicians." Endocrine. 2015 Dec;50(3):826-7. doi: 10.1007/s12020-015-0752-1.
  5. Thienpont LM, Faix JD, Beastall G, "Standardization of free T4 and harmonization of TSH measurements: a request for input from endocrinologists and other physicians." European Thyroid Journal, 06 Oct 2015, 4(4):271-272. doi:10.1159/000440614.
  6. Thienpont LM, Faix JD, Beastall G. "Inquiry: Standardization of thyroid tests. The future standardization of FT4 and harmonization of TSH measurements in serum. A request for input on benefits and risks from Thyroid Foundations." ThyroWorld Newsletter 2015;18:13-4.

WG- HbA2 - Standardisation of Hemoglobin A2

  1. Arsene CG, Kaiser P, Henrion A, Paleari R, and Mosca A, "Candidate reference measurement procedure for the determination of HbA2 fraction in human blood using mass spectrometry." Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Biological and Environmental Reference Materials, October 11-15, 2015, Maryland (USA), page 33.

WG-TnI - Standardisazion of TnI

  1. Tate JR, Bunk DM, Christenson RH, Barth JH, Katrukha A, Noble JE, Schimmel H, Wang L, and Panteghini M, ,“Evaluation of standardization capability of current cardiac troponin I assays by a correlation study: results of an IFCC pilot project”. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2015 Apr;53(5):677-90. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2014-1197

 
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