The athlete biological passport.

  title={The athlete biological passport.},
  author={Pierre-Edouard Sottas and Neil Robinson and Olivier Rabin and Martial Saugy},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={57 7},
BACKGROUND In elite sports, the growing availability of doping substances identical to those naturally produced by the human body seriously limits the ability of drug-testing regimes to ensure fairness and protection of health. CONTENT The Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), the new paradigm in testing based on the personalized monitoring of biomarkers of doping, offers the enormous advantage of being independent of this endless pharmaceutical race. Doping triggers physiological changes that… 

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