Table 1

Reproducibility data provided by the manufacturer at various concentration levels

Intraassay precision1,2,3

Interassay precision1,2,3


Mean Concentration (ng/ml)

SD

CV

Mean Concentration (ng/ml)

SD

CV


1

1.5

0.08

5.3%

1

3.9

0.26

6.7

2

3.0

0.14

4.7%

2

15

0.84

5.6

3

13

0.47

3.6%

3

60

3.2

5.3

4

56

2.4

4.3%

4

371

22

5.9

5

316

18

5.7%


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(Source: manufacturer technical booklet. See SIEMENS in references list)

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