J R Delanghe

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing ribavirin-induced hemolysis
    H Van Vlierbergh
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital, University of Ghent, Belgium
    J Hepatol 34:911-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Hemopexin: a review of biological aspects and the role in laboratory medicine
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 312:13-23. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C concentration compared with other markers of glomerular filtration rate in the old old
    Nele J Van Den Noortgate
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1278-82. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron status in black persons is not influenced by haptoglobin polymorphism
    Ishmael Kasvosve
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Medical School, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:810-3. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and methionine transamination
    Youri E C Taes
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:898. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin 1F allele frequency is high among indigenous populations in the state of Durango, Mexico
    J Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Hum Hered 50:263-5. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Standardization of creatinine determination and its consequences for the clinician
    J Delanghe
    Laboratorium Klinische Biologie University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent
    Acta Clin Belg 57:172-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism and body iron stores
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:212-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Discriminative value of serum amyloid A and other acute-phase proteins for coronary heart disease
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Atherosclerosis 160:471-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of automated urine particle flow cytometry in clinical practice
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 301:1-18. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing ribavirin-induced hemolysis
    H Van Vlierbergh
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital, University of Ghent, Belgium
    J Hepatol 34:911-6. 2001
    ..Little is known about variables influencing this anemia. Our study tried to search for these variables in a large group of patients with hepatitis C treated with the combination therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hemopexin: a review of biological aspects and the role in laboratory medicine
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 312:13-23. 2001
    ..Heme-hemopexin complexes are delivered to hepatocytes by receptor-mediated endocytosis after which hemopexin is recycled to the circulation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C concentration compared with other markers of glomerular filtration rate in the old old
    Nele J Van Den Noortgate
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1278-82. 2002
    ..To assess serum cystatin C, compared with other markers of renal function, as a marker of renal function in the old old (aged 85 and older)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Iron status in black persons is not influenced by haptoglobin polymorphism
    Ishmael Kasvosve
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Medical School, University of Zimbabwe, Harare
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:810-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that haptoglobin phenotypic variation may not be a factor which influences iron status in black persons...
  5. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and methionine transamination
    Youri E C Taes
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:898. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin 1F allele frequency is high among indigenous populations in the state of Durango, Mexico
    J Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Hum Hered 50:263-5. 2000
    ..383). Comparison with other population studies demonstrated a geographical cline of the HP*1F allele increasing in the same direction of the HP*1 allele, while HP*1S frequency does not show racial differences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Standardization of creatinine determination and its consequences for the clinician
    J Delanghe
    Laboratorium Klinische Biologie University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent
    Acta Clin Belg 57:172-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism and body iron stores
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:212-6. 2002
    ..The Hp polymorphism is related to the prevalence and the outcome of various pathological conditions with altered iron metabolism such as hemochromatosis, infections, and atherosclerotic vascular disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Discriminative value of serum amyloid A and other acute-phase proteins for coronary heart disease
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Atherosclerosis 160:471-6. 2002
    ..In conclusion, although SAA has a discriminative value for CHD, serum CRP is to be preferred as a first-class acute-phase reactant for detection of the disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of automated urine particle flow cytometry in clinical practice
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 301:1-18. 2000
    ..The implementation of such a strategy significantly reduces microscopy review and saves time and expense without diminishing clinical utility...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the determination of common analytes in the critically ill
    J Delanghe
    Department Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 55:4-8. 2000
    ..Immunoassays may suffer from interferences caused by auto-antibodies. In case of hemolysis, a careful interpretation of test results is mandatory...
  12. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism, a genetic risk factor in coronary artery bypass surgery
    J Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry 1B2, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Atherosclerosis 132:215-9. 1997
    ..05). In patients who already underwent a previous CABG graft survival time was shortest in Hp 2-2 type (P < 0.05). Patients with a Hp 2-2 type more likely develop atherosclerotic lesions despite comparable serum lipid concentrations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fast determination of haptoglobin phenotype and calculation of hemoglobin binding capacity using high pressure gel permeation chromatography
    J Delanghe
    University Hospital Gent, Department of Clinical Chemistry 1B2, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 291:43-51. 2000
    ..In conclusion, this method allows a rapid phenotyping in critical clinical conditions where Hp phenotyping can be useful, e.g. determining the donor's phenotype in liver transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism and peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    J Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Gent, Belgium
    Atherosclerosis 145:287-92. 1999
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of haptoglobin phenotypes on growth of Streptococcus pyogenes
    J Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 36:691-6. 1998
    ..These data point towards a potential protective role of Hp 2-2 in Streptococcus pyogenes infection in vivo, independently of iron uptake...
  16. ncbi request reprint The haptoglobin 2-2 phenotype affects serum markers of iron status in healthy males
    M R Langlois
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and Microbiology, University Hospital Gent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 46:1619-25. 2000
    ..Human iron status is influenced by environmental and genetic factors. We hypothesized that the genetic polymorphism of haptoglobin (Hp), a hemoglobin-binding plasma protein, could affect iron status...
  17. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism and complications in established essential arterial hypertension
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Hypertens 11:861-7. 1993
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  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and erythrocyte sodium-lithium countertransport in essential hypertension
    K G Tournoy
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 255:39-55. 1996
    ..The presence or absence of Hp 2-1 phenotype is an independent determining factor of SLC activity whereas body weight codetermines SLC activity in essential hypertension...
  19. doi request reprint The haptoglobin phenotype influences the risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in kidney transplant patients
    R Speeckaert
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:566-71. 2012
    ..Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most frequent skin cancer after organ transplantation. Currently, the pre-identification of transplant patients at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancer remains difficult...
  20. ncbi request reprint Association between Cys282Tyr missense mutation and haptoglobin phenotype polymorphism in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    H Van Vlierberghe
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ghent University Hospital, 1K12E, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:1077-81. 2001
    ..We studied the prevalence of both variables in a cohort of patients with chronic hepatitis C and looked for interaction between the two variables...
  21. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin and chronic alcohol ingestion in subjects with transferrin CD-variants
    B Wuyts
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Gent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 39:937-43. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Refractory hypertension is associated with the haptoglobin 2-2 phenotype
    J R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Risk 2:131-6. 1995
    ..Haptoglobin polymorphism has been suggested as a candidate genetic marker in essential hypertension. The aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of haptoglobin types in patients with refractory hypertension...
  23. ncbi request reprint Substituting enzymatically interesterified butter for native butter has no effect on lipemia or lipoproteinemia in Man
    A B Christophe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nutrition, University of Ghent, Belgium
    Ann Nutr Metab 44:61-7. 2000
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  24. doi request reprint Transthyretin levels in the vitreous correlate with change in visual acuity after vitrectomy
    E Van Aken
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:1539-45. 2009
    ..Little is known about biochemical markers related to change in visual acuity after vitrectomy. The potential use of transthyretin (TTR), a carrier of the retinol/retinol-binding protein, as a biochemical marker protein, was investigated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Automated flow cytometric analysis of cerebrospinal fluid
    J T Van Acker
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 47:556-60. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Flow cytometry of CSF with the UF-100 offers a rapid and reliable leukocytes and erythrocyte count. Additional settings offered by the instrument may be useful in the diagnosis of neurological disorders...
  26. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism in patients with preeclampsia
    Herman T Depypere
    Women s Clinic, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:924-8. 2006
    ..Haptoglobin (Hp) polymorphism has been associated with blood pressure regulation and essential hypertension. We investigated Hp polymorphism in patients with preeclampsia...
  27. doi request reprint Vitamin D binding protein, a new nutritional marker in cystic fibrosis patients
    Marijn M Speeckaert
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:365-70. 2008
    ..The present study investigates the importance of DBP and its role as an alternative nutritional marker in CF...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serum vitamin C concentration is influenced by haptoglobin polymorphism and iron status in Chinese
    Na Na
    Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, PR China
    Clin Chim Acta 365:319-24. 2006
    ..It shows a genetic polymorphism which shows marked geographical differences. We investigated the relationship between vitamin C, iron status and haptoglobin polymorphism in Chinese men and women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of renal function in recently admitted critically ill patients with normal serum creatinine
    Eric A J Hoste
    Intensive Care Unit, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:747-53. 2005
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  30. doi request reprint How to establish glomerular filtration rate in children
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl 241:46-51. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin and body mass index
    Youri E C Taes
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:594; author reply 594-5. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Alpha 1-microglobulin: clinical laboratory aspects and applications
    Joris Penders
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent 2P8, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 346:107-18. 2004
    ..Alpha 1-microglobulin (A1M) is an immunomodulatory protein with a broad spectrum of possible clinical applications and seems a promising marker for evaluation of tubular function...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prohepcidin accumulates in renal insufficiency
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:387-9. 2004
    ..Hepcidin, a small hepatic peptide has recently been proposed as a central mediator of dietary iron absorption. We have investigated the relationship between prohepcidin, the prohormone of hepcidin, and renal function and iron status...
  34. ncbi request reprint Guanidino compounds after creatine supplementation in renal failure patients and their relation to inflammatory status
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory Clinical Chemistry 2P8, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1330-5. 2008
    ..The present study investigates the effects of creatine supplementation on plasma guanidino compounds in a chronic haemodialysis population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Creatine supplementation does not affect kidney function in an animal model with pre-existing renal failure
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:258-64. 2003
    ..We investigated the effect of prolonged creatine ingestion on renal function in animals with normal kidney function or pre-existing kidney failure, respectively...
  36. ncbi request reprint Novel haptoglobin insertion/deletion polymorphism is associated with the lipid profile and C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration
    Birgitte Wuyts
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Gent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:469-74. 2002
    ..The association of the Hp I/D polymorphism with various lipid parameters might add a further component to the complex and multifaceted lipid metabolism...
  37. ncbi request reprint Studies on dialysate mixing in the Genius single-pass batch system for hemodialysis therapy
    Annemieke W Dhondt
    Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Kidney Int 63:1540-7. 2003
    ..In the present study, we investigated whether contamination of the unused dialysate with uremic solutes occurred and at which time point it began. Two different dialysate temperatures were compared...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of transferrin polymorphism on the metabolism of vitamin C in Zimbabwean adults
    Ishmael Kasvosve
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Medical School, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:321-5. 2002
    ..Transferrin is the major iron binding protein in human plasma. In black persons, the transferrin CD phenotype has been associated with alterations in certain markers of iron status...
  39. ncbi request reprint Flow cytometry as a new method to quantify the cellular content of human saliva and its relation to gingivitis
    Johan K M Aps
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Special Care, Ghent University, University Hospital Ghent P8, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 321:35-41. 2002
    ..Erythrocytes, leukocytes, epithelial cells and bacteria were quantified and the results were compared with caries experience and the presence of gingivitis...
  40. doi request reprint Evaluation of Sysmex UF-1000i for use in cerebrospinal fluid analysis
    Nikolaos E Nanos
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 392:30-3. 2008
    ..We explored the possible applications of this novel approach in the differential diagnosis of meningitis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Development and multicenter evaluation of the N latex CDT direct immunonephelometric assay for serum carbohydrate-deficient transferrin
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 53:1115-21. 2007
    ..We describe the development and multicenter evaluation of N Latex CDT (Dade Behring), an automated, particle-enhanced, homogeneous immunonephelometric assay for directly determining CDT...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of combined specific urinary proteins and urinary flow cytometry in urinary tract pathology
    Joris Penders
    Department of Clinical Biology, Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg, Genk, and Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:499-504. 2007
    ..We investigated the diagnostic possibilities of combining these methods for a cohort of patients with a variety of well-documented urological and nephrological pathology...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C deficiency and scurvy are not only a dietary problem but are codetermined by the haptoglobin polymorphism
    Joris R Delanghe
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 53:1397-400. 2007
    ..These findings should foster research investigating the role of Hp polymorphism in human disease, and in vitamin C deficiency and atherosclerosis in particular...
  44. doi request reprint Macromolecular cystatin C can be a caveat for estimating glomerular filtration rate in biliary obstruction
    Liesbeth Vynckier
    Clin Chem 54:1257-9. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Direct chemiluminescent imaging detection of human serum proteins in two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
    Qian Tao
    College of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, PR China
    Proteomics 7:3481-90. 2007
    ..Hence, this technique possesses potentials as a rapid, convenient, and inexpensive analytical technique for protein detection and for the diagnosis of diseases...
  46. doi request reprint Diagnosing and monitoring hepatocellular carcinoma with alpha-fetoprotein: new aspects and applications
    Evi N Debruyne
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 395:19-26. 2008
    ..Although some of them are recommended as a complementary test, they cannot (yet) replace serum AFP as the golden standard of diagnostic markers for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  47. pmc Performance of urinary flow cytometry in predicting outcome of urine cultures
    Joris R Delanghe
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2314-5; author reply 2315. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Reevaluation of formulas for predicting creatinine clearance in adults and children, using compensated creatinine methods
    Birgitte Wuyts
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B9000 Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 49:1011-4. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Biological and clinical aspects of the vitamin D binding protein (Gc-globulin) and its polymorphism
    Marijn Speeckaert
    Laboratory Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Clin Chim Acta 372:33-42. 2006
    ..This article reviews the general characteristics, functions and clinical aspects of DBP...
  50. ncbi request reprint The analysis of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, marker of chronic alcoholism, using capillary electrophoresis
    Birgitte Wuyts
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:739-46. 2003
    ..Also, using capillary zone electrophoresis, it was shown that CDT is a suitable marker of chronic alcohol abuse detection in transferrin CD (common/cathodal) variants...
  51. ncbi request reprint Creatine supplementation decreases homocysteine in an animal model of uremia
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Kidney Int 64:1331-7. 2003
    ..Creatine supplementation down-regulates its endogenous synthesis and, thus, may reduce Hcy production. The present study investigates the effect of creatine supplementation on Hcy concentrations in an animal model of uremia...
  52. ncbi request reprint Automated flow cytometry analysis of peritoneal dialysis fluid
    Joris Penders
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:463-8. 2004
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  53. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism and serum ferritin concentration in ageing subjects
    Michel R Langlois
    Br J Haematol 124:555-6; author reply 556-7. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of dietary creatine on skeletal muscle myosin heavy chain isoform expression in an animal model of uremia
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 96:e103-10. 2004
    ..Creatine is widely used as an ergogenic nutritional supplement in sportsmen. This study investigates the effect of creatine supplementation on MHC expression in the setting of uremic myopathy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Chemiluminescent image detection of haptoglobin phenotyping after polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
    Guangming Huang
    Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, PR China
    Anal Chem 76:2997-3004. 2004
    ..All detections after polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis were completed within 15 min. The proposed detection is very fast, compared to traditional methods using staining detection (minutes versus hours)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Development of an ELISA for the determination of the major haptoglobin phenotype: an interesting technical development and its potential consequences
    Joris R Delanghe
    Clin Chem 50:1972-3. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Creatine supplementation does not decrease total plasma homocysteine in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
    Kidney Int 66:2422-8. 2004
    ..The present study investigates the effects of creatine supplementation on tHcy in a vitamin-repleted chronic hemodialysis population...
  58. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of urinalysis test strips
    Joris Penders
    Department of Clinical Chemistry University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Chem 48:2236-41. 2002
    ..We investigated the possible use of these meters to complement flow cytometry of urine and compared reflectance readings with quantitative determinations of urinary glucose and microalbumin...
  59. ncbi request reprint Serum free hemoglobin concentrations in healthy individuals are related to haptoglobin type
    Na Na
    Clin Chem 51:1754-5. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurement of ketone bodies in urine using reflectometry
    Joris Penders
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:724-9. 2005
    ..Monitoring urinary ketone concentrations could offer the advantages of measuring higher values (due to the low renal thresholds) and being less sensitive to fluctuations...
  61. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D binding protein, bone status and body composition in community-dwelling elderly men
    Youri E C Taes
    Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology 2P8, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Bone 38:701-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, serum 1,25(OH)(2)-vitamin D concentrations are codetermined by DBP-phenotypes and DBP-concentrations. No major effect of DBP-polymorphism was demonstrated on BMD, bone turnover markers or body composition...