serum marker

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se·rum mark·er

(sērŭm mahrkĕr)
Specific component in the blood.
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To examine whether serum ITA would improve current screening, we also determined the concentrations of other second-trimester serum markers (11).
1) Can we use other serum markers to predict the inevitable progression to castration resistance prostate cancer (CRPC) in patients treated with ADT?
First-and second-trimester maternal serum markers for aneuploidy and adverse obstetric outcomes.
It is a widely used serum marker first designed for the early detection and monitoring of patients with prostate cancer.
We measured serum marker concentrations in 227 patients with primary nondiabetic CKD and various degrees of renal impairment and followed 177 patients prospectively for up to 7 years to assess progression of CKD.
C-Terminal Telopeptides of Type I Collagen (CTX): Serum concentrations of c-terminal telopeptides of type I collagen (ng/mL), a bone serum marker used to determine bone resorption, were measured using the Serum CrossLaps ELISA (Immunodiagnostic Systems, Fountain Hills, AZ), according to manufacturer guidelines.
Finally, consistent with our previous preliminary finding in immunocompetent patients, (13) renal dysfunction as manifested by high creatinine levels appears to be a serum marker for the presence of severe CDI in immunosuppressed individuals.
Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase-5b; a novel serum marker of bone resorption.
Finally, serum marker determinations can be carried out at several stages during the management of patients.
They performed routine maternal serum marker tests in the first trimester and reacted to positive values.
Sanko Junyaku currently manufactures and markets two test kits for interstitial pneumonia, EITEST KL-6 (sandwich enzyme immunoassay method) and PICOLUMI KL-6 (electrochemiluminescence immunoassay) for measurement of KL-6, a serum marker that is highly distinctive for the diagnosis of the disease, under a sales agreement with Eisai.

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