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Variability in vitamin D assays impairs clinical assessment of vitamin D status

Lai, Jeffrey; Lucas, Robyn; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise; Banks, Emily; Ausimmune Investigator Group (AIG)

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Background: Measuring serum 25(OH)D concentration is common in clinical practice despite the questionable reliability of assays. Aims: The aim of the present study was to examine agreement in 25(OH)D concentrations measured by different assays and laboratories, and consider related clinical implications. Methods: Serum samples from 813 participants in the Australian Multicentre Study of Environment and Immune Function (the Ausimmune Study) were assayed for 25(OH)D concentration. Duplicate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32890
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02471.x

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