Jon Maakestad

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BACKGROUND Immunoassays are widely used in clinical laboratories for measurement of plasma/serum concentrations of steroid hormones such as cortisol and testosterone. Immunoassays can be performed on a variety of standard clinical chemistry analyzers, thus allowing even small clinical laboratories to do analysis on-site. One limitation of steroid hormone(More)
BACKGROUND Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) levels may be decreased by use of ACE inhibitor (ACEI) medication. In this study, we determined how often ACE levels were measured in patients receiving ACEI therapy. METHODS ACE levels analyzed over a 54-month preintervention time period at an academic medical center were reviewed retrospectively for(More)
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