Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)

Included in meta analysis


Helander A, Vabö E, Levin K, Borg S, 1998, Clin Chem, 44, 2120-25 , Intra-and interindividual variability of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, G-glutamyltransferase, and mean corpuscular volume in teetotalers


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand C
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis C
7. Steady State B
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality A
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C4,6,8,10,11,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Whole Blood EDTA
Measurand Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)
Unit fL / _
Overall Analytical Principle Method Unknown
Number of Subjects 15
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 14
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median 42.0
Age Min 19.0
Age Max 69.0
Age SD
Number of Males 5
Number of Females 10
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 5
Study Duration Units Month
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 18
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 18.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 1.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 1.28, Upper: 1.69
Estimates of CVg 3.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 2.55, Upper: 5.54
Analytical CV 0.75
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 0.59, Upper: 1.04
Measurand Mean 87.0
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD