Issue No 09+10/2006

Clin. Lab. 2006;52:443-456 Abstract REVIEW ARTICLE

Detecting Bacterial Contamination in Platelet Products

by Elizabeth L. Palavecino, Roslyn A. Yomtovian, and Michael R. Jacobs
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:457-462 Abstract LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Preanalytic Indicators of Laboratory Performances and Quality Improvement of Laboratory Testing

by Giuseppe Lippi, Gian Cesare Guidi
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:463-473 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Multicenter Evaluation of a New 4th Generation HIV Screening Assay Elecsys HIV combi

by B. Weber, B. Orazi, A. Raineri, R. Thorstensson, P. Bürgisser, A. Mühlbacher, C. Areal, A. Eiras, R. Villaescusa, R. Camacho, I. Diogo, H.-J. Roth, I. Zahn, J. Bartel, V. Bossi, F. Piro, K. Atamasirikul, P. Permpikul, L. Webber, S. Singh
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:477-481 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Hereditary Spherocytosis and other Hemolytic Anomalies Distort Diabetic Control by Glycated Hemoglobin

by D. Kutter, J. Thoma
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:483-490 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Comparison of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rates from Serum Creatinine and Cystatin C in Patients with Impaired Creatinine Production

by Jesús Hermida and J. Carlos Tutor
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:491-496 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Evaluation of Direct and Indirect Markers to Assess the Androgen Status in Healthy Males during Aging

by Martin W. Elmlinger, Werner Kühnel, Peter Claus Döller
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:499-509 Abstract REVIEW ARTICLE

Tartrate-resistant Acid Phosphatase 5b (TRACP 5b) as a Marker of Bone Resorption

by Jussi M. Halleen, Sari L. Tiitinen, Hannele Ylipahkala, Katja M. Fagerlund and H. Kalervo Väänänen
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:511-513 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Observation of Serum Erythropoietin Concentrations in Female Athletes for up to Eight Days after a Marathon Run

by L. Roecker, R. Kowoll, W. Fraszl, K.Battal, L. Brechtel, S. Brachmann, R. Meier-Buttermilch, H.-C. Gunga, A. Stangl, H. Kiesewetter
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:515-518 Abstract SHORT COMMUNICATION

Human Adenovirus Type 1 Related To Feline Adenovirus: Evidence of Interspecies Transmission

by Tung Gia Phan, Hideaki Shimizu, Shuichi Nishimura, Shoko Okitsu, Niwat Maneekarn, Hiroshi Ushijima
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:519-525 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Detection and Genetic Characterization of Norovirus Strains Circulating among Infants and Children with Acute Gastroenteritis in Japan during 2004-2005

by Tung Gia Phan, Sayaka Takanashi, Kunio Kaneshi, Yuichi Ueda, Shigekazu Nakaya, Shuichi Nishimura, Kumiko Sugita, Tadashi Nishimura, Atsuko Yamamoto, Fumihiro Yagyu, Shoko Okitsu, Niwat Maneekarn, Hiroshi Ushijima
Clin. Lab. 2006;52:527-533 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Total Plasma Homocysteine in Bulgarian Population Measured by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Fluorescence Detection - Comparison with Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay

by Evgeniya A. Angelova, Galya D. Minkova, Todorka Z. Tsvetkova