Development of reagents for apolipoproteins AI and B designed for automated routine determination


Two improved tests for the automated determination of apolipopropteins AI and B on BM/Hitachi analyzers were developed. Both assays are based on the immunoturbidimetric technique. Several typical properties of turbidimetry and the resulting potential for optimization are discussed. The development of a special enhancer detergent mix leads to rapid, reproducible assays with a two-week calibration stability and excellent performance data.


Reagents for apo AI and B Turbidimetry automated routine determination high-dose hook effect reaction enhancement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Karl
    • 1
  1. 1.Boehringer Mannheim GmbHMannheim 31Federal Republic of Germany

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