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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 A
8. Outlier Analysis C
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity A
12. CI C
13. No of Results C
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C8,12,13
Comment C8, C13

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Adiponectin
Unit mg / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Immunoinhibition
Number of Subjects 10
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 10
Ethinicity Unknown
Age Mean / Median 38.0
Age Min 22.0
Age Max 53.0
Age SD
Number of Males 6
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
Interval Units Week
Sampling Times Start Time:
End Time:
Number of Samples 5
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 1.4
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 0.00, Upper: 3.96
Estimates of CVg 4.35
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 2.62, Upper: 8.15
Analytical CV 6.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 5.02, Upper: 7.46
Measurand Mean 9.7
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD