Included in meta analysis


Marcovina SM, Gaur VP and Albers JJ, 1994, Clin Chem, 40, 574-8 , Biological variability of Cholesterol, Triglyceride, Low- and High-density lipoprotein Cholesterol, Lipoprotein(a), and Apolipoproteins A-I and B


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State B
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Plasma
Measurand Triglycerides
Unit g / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Spectrophotometry; UV/VISIBLE
Number of Subjects 20
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 20
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 20.0
Age Max 52.0
Age SD
Number of Males 10
Number of Females 10
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 8
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 2
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 4.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 28.2
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 23.93, Upper: 34.35
Estimates of CVg
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 0.00, Upper:
Analytical CV 1.6
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 1.08, Upper: 3.07
Measurand Mean 0.98
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD