The value of measuring serum cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E in routine practice.

@article{Ford2006TheVO,
  title={The value of measuring serum cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E in routine practice.},
  author={Loretta Theresa Ford and Jayne Farr and Paul Henry Morris and Jonathan Berg},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 Pt 2},
  pages={130-4}
}
BACKGROUND If the lipid concentration is not taken into account, then in certain situations the vitamin E status of a patient may be wrongly assigned based on serum measurement alone. In this study, the utility of using the calculated vitamin E:cholesterol ratio to determine vitamin E status was compared to the measurement of vitamin E alone. METHODS The vitamin E:cholesterol ratio was measured in 457 patient samples received for routine vitamin E analysis. Serum vitamin E concentration was… CONTINUE READING

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