Loretta Ford

Summary

Affiliation: City Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Whose TPMT activity is it anyway?
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 41:498-500. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of measuring serum cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E in routine practice
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:130-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Whole-blood thiopurine S-methyltransferase activity with genotype concordance: a new, simplified phenotyping assay
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:354-60. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D concentrations in an UK inner-city multicultural outpatient population
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:468-73. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Delay in separating blood samples affects creatinine measurement using the Roche kinetic Jaffe method
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:83-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Thiopurine S-methyltransferase genotype-phenotype concordance: used as a quality assurance tool to help control the phenotype assay
    Loretta Ford
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 46:152-4. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Development and validation of an improved test for the measurement of human faecal elastase-1
    Petros Kampanis
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 46:33-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Whose TPMT activity is it anyway?
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 41:498-500. 2004
    ..It also highlights the caution that must be taken in interpreting TPMT activity in patients who have recently been transfused...
  2. ncbi request reprint The value of measuring serum cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E in routine practice
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:130-4. 2006
    ..In this study, the utility of using the calculated vitamin E:cholesterol ratio to determine vitamin E status was compared to the measurement of vitamin E alone...
  3. ncbi request reprint Whole-blood thiopurine S-methyltransferase activity with genotype concordance: a new, simplified phenotyping assay
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:354-60. 2006
    ..To evaluate this assay, we compared it with conventional TPMT phenotyping, which uses a red blood cell (RBC) lysate and genotyping for analysis of common TPMT mutations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D concentrations in an UK inner-city multicultural outpatient population
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:468-73. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Delay in separating blood samples affects creatinine measurement using the Roche kinetic Jaffe method
    Loretta Ford
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:83-7. 2008
    ..We have examined the effect of delayed sample separation on serum creatinine measurement using the kinetic Jaffe method and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and the impact this can have on chronic kidney disease (CKD) staging...
  6. doi request reprint Thiopurine S-methyltransferase genotype-phenotype concordance: used as a quality assurance tool to help control the phenotype assay
    Loretta Ford
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 46:152-4. 2009
    ..We have studied the genotype-phenotype concordance over the last year to demonstrate its effectiveness as a quality assurance tool...
  7. doi request reprint Development and validation of an improved test for the measurement of human faecal elastase-1
    Petros Kampanis
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 46:33-7. 2009
    ..This is a major limitation as patients investigated for pancreatic disease commonly produce such stools. We have developed an improved FE-1 test that overcomes water interference by measuring the enzyme in dried faeces...