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CLSI-derived hematology and biochemistry reference intervals for healthy adults in eastern and southern Africa.

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BACKGROUND: Clinical laboratory reference intervals have not been established in many African countries, and non-local intervals are commonly used in clinical trials to screen and monitor adverse events (AEs) among African participants. Using laboratory reference intervals derived from other populations excludes potential trial volunteers in Africa and makes AE assessment challenging. The objective of this study was to establish clinical laboratory reference intervals for 25 hematology, immun...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0004401

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Kayitenkore, K More by this author
Kaleebu, P More by this author
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United States Agency for International Development More from this funder
Klingenstein Fund More from this funder
Gates Challenge Fund More from this funder
Government of Netherlands TMF More from this funder
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
Article: e4401
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:80aca22d-70f9-4f6c-a9c7-b4e1ff874354
Source identifiers:
80358
Local pid:
pubs:80358

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