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January 2005
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Instruments and platforms


Abbott Diagnostics
Auszyme Monoclonal Assay Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)—
  Increased rate of initial and repeat reactive tests
Bayer HealthCare
Advia Centaur Total T3: 27 percent positive bias
ACS:180 SE Total T4: 18 percent positive bias
  VB12: 38 percent positive bias
  Folic acid: 32 percent positive bias
  FSH: 26 percent negative bias
  BR: 19 percent positive bias
Beckman Coulter
Access, Access 2 Total T3: 50 percent positive bias
Synchron LXi 725  
UniCel DXi 800  
Diagnostic Products Corp.
Immulite Total T3: 20-30 percent positive bias
Immulite 1000 Total T4: 20-30 percent positive bias
Immulite 2000 Cortisol: 20-30 percent positive bias
Immulite 2500 FSH: 15-20 percent negative bias

Source: BD





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