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Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines

Laboratory Support for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Thyroid Disease

 

Editors:

Laurence M. Demers, Ph.D., F.A.C.B.

Carole A. Spencer Ph.D., F.A.C.B.

 

Guidelines Committee:

The preparation of this revised monograph was achieved
with the expert input of the above editors, members of the guidelines committee,
the experts in the field who submitted manuscripts on several topics, and the many reviewers.
The list of reviewers are at the end of the monograph.

The material in this monograph represents the opinions of the editors
and does not represent the official position of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
or any of the co–sponsoring societies.

The National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry is the official academy
of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry.

 

2000 by the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry.
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this monograph provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies. Permission is also granted to copy and distribute translations of this monograph into another language, provided that the entire resulting work is distributed under the terms of a permission notice identical to this one. The translation of the permission notice may be stated in a translation approved by the author of that translation.

 

We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals who contributed the original manuscripts upon which this monograph is based:

Zubair Baloch, MD., Ph.D.,
University of Philadelphia Medical Center,
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Pierre Carayon, M.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,
Marseille, France

Ulla Feldt Rasmussen, M.D.
Department of Medicine, National University Hospital,
Copenhagen, Denmark

Virginia LiVolsi, M.D.
University of Philadelphia Medical Center,
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Rhys John, Ph.D., FRCPath,
University Hospital of Wales,
Cardiff, Wales, UK

Jean Ruf, M.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,
Marseille, France

Peter PA Smyth, M.D.
University College,
Dublin, Ireland

Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D., F.A.C.B.
University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, California, USA

 

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