D R Dufour

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatic injury. I. Performance characteristics of laboratory tests
    D R Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 46:2027-49. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatic injury. II. Recommendations for use of laboratory tests in screening, diagnosis, and monitoring
    D R Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 46:2050-68. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Low-positive anti-hepatitis C virus enzyme immunoassay results: an important predictor of low likelihood of hepatitis C infection
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 49:479-86. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Chemiluminescence assay improves specificity of hepatitis C antibody detection
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Pathology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Chem 49:940-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Lot-to-lot variation in anti-hepatitis C signal-to-cutoff ratio
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 50:958-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) assays--are they good enough for their current uses?
    D Robert Dufour
    Clin Chem 52:1457-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of testing strategies for chronic hepatitis C
    Michael K Chapko
    Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:607-15. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sodium-wasting nephropathy caused by cisplatin in a patient with small-cell lung cancer
    Akila V Iyer
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 5:187-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Laboratory approach to acute and chronic hepatitis
    D Robert Dufour
    Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 35:10-2, 14, 16; quiz 20-1. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Laboratory tests of thyroid function: uses and limitations
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and George Washington University Medical Center, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 36:579-94, v. 2007

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatic injury. I. Performance characteristics of laboratory tests
    D R Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 46:2027-49. 2000
    ..The drafts were also reviewed by the Practice Guidelines Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and approved by the committee and the Association's Council...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and monitoring of hepatic injury. II. Recommendations for use of laboratory tests in screening, diagnosis, and monitoring
    D R Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 46:2050-68. 2000
    ..Areas requiring further amplification or literature review were identified for further analysis. Specific recommendations were made based on analysis of published data and evaluated for strength of evidence and clinical impact...
  3. ncbi request reprint Low-positive anti-hepatitis C virus enzyme immunoassay results: an important predictor of low likelihood of hepatitis C infection
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 49:479-86. 2003
    ..Several studies, mainly in blood donors, have found that specimens with low signal/cutoff (S/C) ratios are commonly negative when tested with a recombinant immunoblot assay (RIBA) or for HCV RNA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chemiluminescence assay improves specificity of hepatitis C antibody detection
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Pathology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Chem 49:940-4. 2003
    ..Antibodies to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) have typically been detected by enzyme immunoassay (EIA). A chemiluminescence assay (CA) for anti-HCV is now commercially available...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lot-to-lot variation in anti-hepatitis C signal-to-cutoff ratio
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Chem 50:958-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) assays--are they good enough for their current uses?
    D Robert Dufour
    Clin Chem 52:1457-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of testing strategies for chronic hepatitis C
    Michael K Chapko
    Northwest Hepatitis C Resource Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:607-15. 2005
    ..Using optical density to divide EIA results into three categories (high positive, low positive, negative) was also considered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sodium-wasting nephropathy caused by cisplatin in a patient with small-cell lung cancer
    Akila V Iyer
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 5:187-9. 2003
    ..Appropriate attention to the evaluation of hyponatremia following platinum-based chemotherapy is needed to properly treat these conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laboratory approach to acute and chronic hepatitis
    D Robert Dufour
    Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 35:10-2, 14, 16; quiz 20-1. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Laboratory tests of thyroid function: uses and limitations
    D Robert Dufour
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and George Washington University Medical Center, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 36:579-94, v. 2007
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