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ea0026p415 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Free T4 results in neonates: large differences between Immulite/VISTA and Vitros ECi

Weerkamp F , Wulkan R W

Introduction: Thyroxine is essential for growth and brain development in neonates. Early detection of hypothyroidism by measurement of free T4 (fT4) is therefore paramount. Moreover, the initial monitoring of Thyrax suppletion requires accurate fT4 measurements.Methods: In the Maasstad Hospital fT4 has been measured with the Immulite 2500 and from 2010 onward with the Dimension VISTA. Both instruments show good...