Lipoprotein (a)

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 Lipoprotein (a)
Unit mg / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoassay; ELISA
Number of Subjects 20
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 12
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 26.7
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 21.41, Upper: 34.83
Estimates of CVg
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: , Upper:
Analytical CV 4.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 2.40, Upper: 11.49
Measurand Mean 15.0
Measurand Min 0.0
Measurand Max 30.0
Measurand SD