Published Articles and Abstracts

Aldolase

Jacobsen JR, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Age– and gender–specific pediatric reference intervals are necessary for serum aldolase and uric acid. Am J Clin Path 2007;128:505 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in San Diego).

Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Reference intervals for seven chemistry analytes for children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;132:457–8 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL. Age– and gender–specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)

La'ulu SL, Rasmussen KJ, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for serum alpha–fetoprotein. Clinica Chimica Acta 2011;412(17–18):1695–6.

Amylase

Jacobsen JR, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Age– and gender–specific pediatric reference intervals are necessary for serum aldolase and uric acid. Am J Clin Path 2007;128:505 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in San Diego).

Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Reference intervals for seven chemistry analytes for children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;132:457–8 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL. Age– and gender–specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Androstenedione

Kushnir MM, Blamires T, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Yue B, Erdogan E, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. LC–MS/MS assay for androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone, and testosterone with pediatric and adult reference intervals. Clin Chem 2010;56:1138–47.

Bone-Specific Alkaline Phosphatase

Orrock JM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for three markers of bone metabolism. Am J Clin Path 2007;128:510 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in San Diego).

Wyness SP, Roberts WL, Straseski JA. Pediatric reference intervals for four serum bone markers using two automated immunoassays. Clin Chim Acta 2013;415:169–72.

C-Telopeptide, Serum

Wyness SP, Roberts WL, Straseski JA. Pediatric reference intervals for four serum bone markers using two automated immunoassays. Clin Chim Acta 2011;415:169–72.

Calcium, Urine

Slev PR, Bunker AM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for random urine calcium, phosphorus and total protein ratios to creatinine. Pediatric Nephrology 2010;25:1707–10.

Ceruloplasmin

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL Age- and gender-specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Creatine Kinase

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL Age- and gender-specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Coagulation Tests (PT, PTT, Factor VIII, Factor IX, Factor XI, RCF, and vWF Antigen)

Flanders MM, Crist RA, Roberts WL, Rodgers GM. Pediatric reference intervals for seven common coagulation assays. Clin Chem 2005;51:1738–42.

Flanders MM, Phansalkar AR, Crist RA, Roberts WL, Rodgers GM. Pediatric reference intervals for uncommon bleeding and thrombotic disorders J Pediatr 2006;149(2)257–7.

Copper

Lin CN, Wilson A, Church BB, Ehman S, Roberts WL, McMillin GA. Pediatric reference intervals for serum copper and zinc. Clin Chim Acta 2012;416:612–15.

Dehydroepiandrosterone

Kushnir MM, Blamires T, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Yue B, Erdogan E, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. LC–MS/MS assay for androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone, and testosterone with pediatric and adult reference intervals. Clin Chem 2010;56:1138–47.

Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate

Meikle AW, Rockwood AL, Pattison EG, Terry AH, Sandrock T, Bunker AM, Phasalkar AR, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Adrenal steroid concentrations in children seven to seventeen years of age. J Pediatr Endocrinol 2007;20:1281–91.

11-Deoxycortisol

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Owen WE, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. Development and performance evaluation of a novel tandem mass spectrometry assay for four adrenal steroids. Clin Chem 2006;52:1559–67.

Meikle AW, Rockwood AL, Pattison EG, Terry AH, Sandrock T, Bunker AM, Phasalkar AR, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Adrenal steroid concentrations in children seven to seventeen years of age. J Pediatr Endocrinol 2007;20:1281–91.

Rasmussen K, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for adrenal steroids and growth factors in children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;32:457 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

5a-Dihydrotestosterone

Yue B, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Kushnir WL, Blamiers T, Sawyer JC, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. An LC–MS/MS assay for 5a-dihydrotestosterone with pediatric and adult reference intervals (submitted).

Estradiol

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Bergquist J, Varshavsky M, Roberts WL, Yue B, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. High sensitivity tandem mass spectrometry assay for serum estrone and estradiol. Am J Clin Path 2008;129:530–9.

Estrone

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Bergquist J, Varshavsky M, Roberts WL, Yue B, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. High sensitivity tandem mass spectrometry assay for serum estrone and estradiol. Am J Clin Path 2008;129:530–9.

Growth Hormone

Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for IGF–1, IGFBP–3, and growth hormone considering age, gender, pubertal maturation, height, and body mass index. Am J Clin Path 2010;134:508–9 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Nashville).

17-Hydroxypregnenolone

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Owen WE, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. Development and performance evaluation of a novel tandem mass spectrometry assay for four adrenal steroids. Clin Chem 2006;52:1559–67.

Meikle AW, Rockwood AL, Pattison EG, Terry AH, Sandrock T, Bunker AM, Phasalkar AR, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Adrenal steroid concentrations in children 7 to 17 years of age. J Pediatr Endocrinol 2007;20:1281–91.

Rasmussen K, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for adrenal steroids and growth factors in children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;132:457 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

17-Hydroxyprogesterone

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Owen WE, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. Development and performance evaluation of a novel tandem mass spectrometry assay for four adrenal steroids. Clin Chem 2006;52:1559–67.

Meikle AW, Rockwood AL, Pattison EG, Terry AH, Sandrock T, Bunker AM, Phasalkar AR, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Adrenal steroid concentrations in children 7 to 17 years of age. J Pediatr Endocrinol 2007;20:1281–91.

Rasmussen K, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for adrenal steroids and growth factors in children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;132:457 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

IGF-1

Wada DA, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for growth hormone, insulin–like growth factor I, and insulin–like growth factor binding protein–3. Am J Clin Path 2005;124:463 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Pittsburgh).

Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for IGF–1, IGFBP–3, and growth hormone considering age, gender, pubertal maturation, height, and body mass index. Am J Clin Path 2010;134:508–9 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Nashville).

IGFBP-3

Wada DA, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for growth hormone, insulin–like growth factor I, and insulin–like growth factor binding protein–3. Am J Clin Path 2005;124:463 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Pittsburgh).

NTx, Urine

Orrock JM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for three markers of bone metabolism. Am J Clin Path 2007;128:510 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in San Diego).

Osteocalcin

Orrock JM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for three markers of bone metabolism. Am J Clin Path 2007;128:510 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in San Diego).

Wyness SP, Roberts WL, Straseski JA. Pediatric reference intervals for four serum bone markers using two automated immunoassays. Clin Chim Acta 2013;415:169–72.

Pancreatic Amylase

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL Age- and gender-specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

P1NP

Wyness SP, Roberts WL, Straseski JA. Pediatric reference intervals for four serum bone markers using two automated immunoassays. Clin Chim Acta 2013;415:169–72.

Phosphorus, Urine

Slev PR, Bunker AM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for random urine calcium, phosphorus and total protein ratios to creatinine. Ped Nephrol 2010;25:1707–10.

Prealbumin

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL Age- and gender-specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Pregnenolone

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Owen WE, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. Development and performance evaluation of a novel tandem mass spectrometry assay for four adrenal steroids. Clin Chem 2006;52:1559–67.

Meikle AW, Rockwood AL, Pattison EG, Terry AH, Sandrock T, Bunker AM, Phasalkar AR, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Adrenal steroid concentrations in children 7 to 17 years of age. J Pediatr Endocrinol 2007;20:1281–91.

Rasmussen K, Bunker AM, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for adrenal steroids and growth factors in children 6 months through 6 years old. Am J Clin Path 2009;132:457 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in Los Angeles).

Testosterone

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Bunker AM, Fitzgerald RL, Meikle AW. Performance characteristics of a novel tandem mass spectrometry assay for serum testosterone. Clin Chem 2006;52:120–8.

Kushnir MM, Blamires T, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Yue B, Erdogan E, Bunker AM, Meikle AW. LC–MS/MS assay for androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone and testosterone with pediatric and adult reference intervals. Clin Chem 2010;56:1138–47.

Thyroglobulin

Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Abraham D, Hoofnagle AN, Meikle AW. Measurement of thyroglobulin by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in serum and plasma in the presence of antithyroglobulin autoantibodies. Clin Chem 2013;59:982–90.

Thyroxine, Free and Triiodothyronine, Free

Rasmussen K, La’ulu S, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for free thyroxine and free triiodothyronine using equilibrium dialysis LC–MS/MS. Am J Clin Path 2011 (presented at the ACLPS annual meeting in St. Louis).

Total Protein, Urine

Slev PR, Bunker AM, Owen WE, Roberts WL. Pediatric reference intervals for random urine calcium, phosphorus and total protein ratios to creatinine. Ped Nephrol 2010;25:1707–10.

Uric Acid

Clifford SM, Bunker AM, Jacobsen JR, Roberts WL Age- and gender-specific pediatric reference intervals for aldolase, amylase, ceruloplasmin, creatine kinase, pancreatic amylase, prealbumin, and uric acid. Clin Chim Acta 2011;412:788–90.

Vitamin A

Johnson-Davis KL, Moore SJ, Owen WE, Cutler JM, Frank EL. A rapid HPLC method used to establish pediatric reference intervals for vitamins A and E. Clin Chim Acta 2009;405:35–8.

Vitamin E

Johnson-Davis KL, Moore SJ, Owen WE, Cutler JM, Frank EL. A rapid HPLC method used to establish pediatric reference intervals for vitamins A and E. Clin Chim Acta 2009;405:35–8.

Zinc

Lin CN, Wilson A, Church BB, Ehman S, Roberts WL, McMillin GA. Pediatric reference intervals for serum copper and zinc. Clin Chim Acta 2012;416:612–5.