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Table 1 Analysis of blood and urine samples

From: Study Protocol - Accurate assessment of kidney function in Indigenous Australians: aims and methods of the eGFR Study

  Instrument used at each Analysis site (with method specified for creatinine and HbA1c)
Test Royal Darwin Hospital (& Gove, Katherine Hospitals) Westerns Pathology Darwin (& Katherine) Westerns Pathology Alice Springs Alice Springs Hospital (& Tennant Creek Hospital) Cairns Base Hospital Royal Perth Hospital PathWest, Perth PathWest, Kalgoorlie PathWest, Broome/Kununurra
Serum creatinine Enzymatic, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Compensated Jaffe, Roche, Integra 800 Compensated Jaffe, Roche, Integra 400 Enzymatic, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Modified Jaffe reaction. Beckman-Coulter DXc600 Jaffe, Abbott, Architect Jaffe, Abbott, Architect Enzymatic, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250 Enzymatic, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250
HbA1c Boronate Affinity, Primus Immunoassay, Roche, Integra 800 Immunoassay, Roche Integra 400 Immunoassay, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Cation Exchange HPLC BioRad Variant II, Nu Immunoassay, Roche Integra 800 Immunoassay, Roche Integra 800 Pathwest Perth Pathwest Perth
Lipids Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Roche, Integra 800 Roche, Integra 400 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Beckman-Coulter DXc600 Abbott, Architect Abbott, Architect Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250
Hs-CRP Normal CRP only Beckman Immage (Perth) Beckman Immage (Perth) Normal only NA (routine CRP only) Siemens, BNII Royal Perth Hospital Royal Perth Hospital Royal Perth Hospital
Full blood count Beckman-Coulter Beckman-Coulter HmX Beckman-Coulter MaxM Beckman-Coulter Hmx or LH500 Sysmex XE5000 Abbott, Cell Dyne Saphire Beckman-Coulter LH75 Beckman Coulter LH500 Beckman Coulter LH500
Liver function tests Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Roche, Integra 800 Roche, Integra 400 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Beckman-Coulter DXc600 Abbott, Architect Abbott, Architect Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250 Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, V250
Urine creatinine Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Roche, Integra 800 Roche Integra 800 (Perth) Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Beckman-Coulter DXc600 Abbott, Architect Roche Integra 800 Pathwest Perth Pathwest Perth
Urine albumin Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Roche, Integra 800 Roche Integra 800 (Perth) Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Fusion 5.1 Beckman-Coulter DXc600 Abbott, Architect Roche Integra 800 Pathwest Perth Pathwest Perth