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reference range

Lab medicine A set of values established as normal maximums or minimums for a given analyte. Cf Decision levels, Panic values.

ref·er·ence range

(ref'rĕns rānj)
The usual range of test values for a healthy population.
Synonym(s): normal range.
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2% of New Zealand high school students identify as transgender (1), and because medical and emotional consequences may be high when an inappropriate reference range is applied, it is timely to review this topic in the diagnostic laboratory setting.
Hyper thyroid women should postpone pregnancy until a stable, euthyroid state (defined as two sets of normal thyroid function, within the reference range, measured at least one month apar t, without any change in therapy bet ween tests) is achieved.
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Objective: To determine the reference range for serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels for young healthy individuals in our population and to find out effects of age and body mass index on alanine aminotransferase.
While a reference range for PF is not as clear-cut as that seen with other clinical laboratory tests, in general, normal PF may show the following:
Routine hematology and biochemical analysis in most cases of DCM are within normal reference range (Tidholm et al.
The contract includes demand the Employer described in the Terms of Reference range, over a period of 12 months.
2 fL (normal reference range, 80-100 fL) and thrombocytosis with platelets of 546 per microliter (reference range, 130-400 per microliter).
Compared with the reference range, sodium excretion below 3 g per day was associated with a 27% increase in the risk of the composite end point.
historical reference range for normal healpy adults critical (at least 2 to 3-fold higher pan historical reference range) high (outside historical reference range) low (below historical reference range).
We intended to evaluate the reference range of lipids in neonates so as to identify the ones at risk, and thereby making them aware to be cautious so as to delay the onset of atherosclerosis.
ABSTRACTObjective To determine the reference range of zinc in adult population (age range 20 to 29 years) ofLahore.