Table 2.

Planimetric evaluation of four uremic PTH HPLC profiles using three I-PTH commercial assays.

AssayRange of PTH values, pmol/L% of surface
hPTH (1–84)non-(1–84)PTH
Nichols14–96.364.1 ± 8.435.9 ± 8.4
Incstar10.3–8575.8 ± 5.5124.1 ± 5.51
DSL11–10975.0 ± 2.8125.0 ± 2.81
  • Results are means ± SD of four samples. Statistical analysis by ANOVA for repeated measures.

  • 1 Nichols vs Incstar or DSL, P <0.05.