Included in meta analysis


Maes M, Cooreman W, Delanghe J, Scharpé S, Wauters A, Neels H, D'Hondt P, Peeters D, Cosyns P, Ranjan R, Bosmans E, DeMeyer F, Elkis H, Desnyder R., 1995, Clin Chim Acta, 239, 23-35 , Components of biological variation in plasma haptoglobin: relationships to plasma fibrinogen and immune variables, including interleukin-6 and its receptor


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 A
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 C8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Plasma
Measurand Haptoglobin
Unit mg / dL
Overall Analytical Principle Method Nephelometry
Number of Subjects 26
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 26
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median 38.7
Age Min 23.0
Age Max 69.0
Age SD
Number of Males 13
Number of Females 13
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: 07:30
End Time: 08:30
Number of Samples 12
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 12.0
Average Number of Replicates 1.0
Estimates of CVi 21.2
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 19.24, Upper: 23.32
Estimates of CVg 28.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 22.33, Upper: 39.92
Analytical CV 7.1
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 5.69, Upper: 9.44
Measurand Mean 111.0
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD