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Impact of testosterone assay standardization efforts assessed via accuracy-based proficiency testing.

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Summary of "Impact of testosterone assay standardization efforts assessed via accuracy-based proficiency testing."

We reported observations on analytical performance in testosterone measurements of various methods/assays from the study carried out using accuracy-based proficiency testing (PT) during 2012-2013. In 2016, we re-evaluated analytical performance of testosterone assays using accuracy-based PT to assess effectiveness of CDC efforts toward standardization.

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Name: Clinical biochemistry
ISSN: 1873-2933
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