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Lot-to-lot reagent changes and commutability of quality testing materials for total bile acid measurements

  • Corey Markus ORCID logo EMAIL logo , Suzette Coat ORCID logo , Hanns-Ulrich Marschall ORCID logo , Susan Matthews ORCID logo , Tze Ping Loh ORCID logo , Wayne Rankin ORCID logo and William M. Hague ORCID logo

Corresponding author: Corey Markus, International Centre for Point-of-Care Testing, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia, E-mail:


We gratefully acknowledge the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) in agreeing to provide financial support for transportation of Bile Acid Comparison and Harmonisation (BACH) samples to participating laboratories servicing Australian TURRIFIC trial recruitment sites.

  1. Research funding: None declared.

  2. Author contributions: All authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this manuscript and approved its submission.

  3. Competing interests: Authors state no conflict of interest.

  4. Informed consent: Not applicable.

  5. Ethical approval: Ethical approval for the study has been granted by the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC/18/WCHN/36).


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Received: 2022-12-17
Accepted: 2022-12-28
Published Online: 2023-01-16
Published in Print: 2023-06-27

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