Abell-Kendall method


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A·bell-Ken·dall meth·od

(ā'bel ken'dăl),
a standard reference method for estimation of total serum cholesterol involving saponification of cholesterol ester by hydroxide, extraction with petroleum ether, and color development with acetic anhydride-sulfuric acid; the method avoids interference by bilirubin, protein, and hemoglobin.

A·bell-Ken·dall meth·od

(ā'bel ken'dăl meth'ŏd)
A methodology for determining total serum cholesterol that avoids interference by bilirubin, protein, and hemoglobin.
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9%, respectively, in comparison with the values determined by the Abell-Kendall method.