Immunoglobulin A (IgA)

Included in meta analysis


Garde AH, Hansen AM, Skovgaard LT and Christensen JM, 2000, Clin Chem, 46, 551-9 , Seasonal and biological variation of blood concentrations of total cholesterol, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, hemoglobin A1C, IgA, prolactin and free testosterone in healthy women


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand A
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis B
7. Steady State C
8. Outlier Analysis B
9. Normality A
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C7,10

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Immunoglobulin A (IgA)
Unit g / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Turbidimetry
Number of Subjects 10
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 10
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median 25.0
Age Min 20.0
Age Max 31.0
Age SD
Number of Males 0
Number of Females 10
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 1
Study Duration Units Year
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time: 0900
End Time: 1100
Number of Samples 12
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 12.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 6.7
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 5.91, Upper: 7.73
Estimates of CVg 13.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 8.97, Upper: 22.98
Analytical CV 0.9
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 0.80, Upper: 1.03
Measurand Mean 2.1
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD