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Table 1 Characteristics of methods used by the participants

From: Routine serum creatinine measurements: how well do we perform?

  Instrument
Manufacturer Analyzer Reagent No. Method
Beckman Coulter Inc, Brea, CA, USA LX 20 Clinical System (Synchron) CREm (Creatinine) Reagent n = 1 AP-K, NC
UniCel DxC 800 Synchron Clinical System CREm (Creatinine) Reagent n = 1 AP-K, NC
Roche Diagnostics, Mannheim, Germany Modular P CREA Creatinine Jaffe method compensated n = 2 AP-RB, C
Integra 400 plus Creatinine Jaffé Gen.2 compensated, CREP2 Creatinine plus vers.2 n = 2 AP-K, C and E liquid
Integra 800 Creatinine Jaffé Gen.2 compensated, CREP2 Creatinine plus vers.2 n = 3 AP-K, C and E liquid
Cobas 6000 Creatinine Jaffé Gen.2 compensated, CREP2 Creatinine plus vers.2 n = 6 AP-K, C and E liquid
Cobas 8000 Creatinine Jaffé Gen.2 compensated n = 2 AP-RB, C
Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Il, USA Architect C16000 CreaC n = 2 AP-K, NC
Siemens, Erlangen, Germany Dimension Vista 1500 ECREA, CREA: Dimension Vista creatinine n = 2 E liquid or AP-K, NC
Advia 1650 CREA n = 1 AP-K, NC
Sysmex Europe, Norderstedt, Germany Olympus AU2700 Creatinine Jaffe n = 1 AP-K, NC
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) Inc, Rochester, NY, USA Vitros 5600 CREA slides n = 1 E dry
Vitros 5,1 FS CREA slides n = 2 E dry
  1. AP-K = alkaline picrate kinetic; AP-RB = alkaline picrate rate-blanked; C = compensated; NC = non-compensated; E = enzymatic.