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NTproBNP concentrations in healthy children

Koerbin, Gus; Abhayaratna, Walter; Potter, Julia; Apostoloska, S.; Telford, Richard; Hickman, Peter

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Introduction: There have been limited studies generating BNP and NT-proBNP reference intervals for paediatric populations. We prospectively assessed NT-proBNP levels in a cohort of 854 healthy school children from the Lifestyle of Our Kids (LOOK) prospective longitudinal study. Materials and methods: NT-proBNP analysis was performed on 172 girls and 212 boys with average age 8.1 years, 183 girls and 181 boys, average age 10.1 years and 183 girls and 180 boys with average age 11.9 years. Data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36444
Source: Clinical Biochemistry
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2012.05.008

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