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Age- and sex-related reference ranges for eight plasma constituents derived from randomly selected adults in a Scottish new town.
  1. M D Gardner,
  2. R Scott

    Abstract

    The results of analysis of blood specimens from randomly selected adults aged 19-88 years in the new town of Cumbernauld were used to establish age- and sex-related reference ranges by the centile method (central 95%) for plasma calcium, phosphate, total protein, albumin, globulins, urea, creatinine, and urate. The possible existence of a subpopulation with a higher reference range for urea is mooted.

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