Accuracy Evaluation of a Tetrabromophenolphthalein Ethyl Ester Colorimetric Assay for Urinary Albumin.


Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. [Email]


The tetrabromophenolphthalein ethyl ester (TBPE) assay has been used to quantify urinary albumin in point-of-care devices. We assessed the accuracy of this TBPE assay for urinary albumin through comparison with an established immunoturbidimetric method (ADVIA 1800 Chemistry System, Siemens).

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