Lipoprotein (a)

Included in meta analysis


Panteghini M and Pagani F, 1993, Eur J Clin Chem Clin Biochem, 31, 23-8 , Pre-analytical, analytical and biological sources of variation of lipoprotein (a)


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 C
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 C7,8,10,13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Lipoprotein (a)
Unit mg / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoassay; ELISA
Number of Subjects 8
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 8
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 21.0
Age Max 45.0
Age SD
Number of Males 4
Number of Females 4
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 5
Study Duration Units Week
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 1
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time: 8:00
End Time: 9:00
Number of Samples 5
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 5.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 8.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 0.00, Upper: 14.94
Estimates of CVg 85.8
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 57.77, Upper: 164.69
Analytical CV 15.7
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 12.89, Upper: 20.09
Measurand Mean 140.0
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD