3]; AMPPD, 3-(2'spiroadamantane)-4-methoxy-4-(3"-phosphoryloxy) -phenyl-1,2-dioxetane disodium salt; DEQAS, International Vitamin D Quality Assessment Scheme; ID, isotope dilution; CLEIA
, chemiluminescentenzyme immunoassay; LOD, limit of detection; bio [E.
The proportion of women with antibodies above the defined threshold, as suggested by the ELISA and CLEIA
kits manufacturers, were computed and the Spearman rank correlation coefficient was employed to investigate the correlation of the variables.
3] Nonstandard abbreviations: TTA, thenoyltrifluoroacetylacetone; TOPO, tri-n-octylphosphine oxide; TEM, transmission electron microscopy; BNP, brain natriuretic peptide; PSA, prostate specific antigen; EGFR, epidermal growth factor receptor; EpCAM, epithelial cell adhesion molecule; OCT, optimum cutting temperature; FF, fluorescent ferrite; EDC-HCl, 1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl)carbodiimide hydrochloride; MES-NaOH, 2-morpholinoethanesulfonic acid-sodium hydroxide; TBS, Tris-buffered saline; DAB, 3,3'-diaminobendizine; CLEIA
, chemiluminescent EIA; LOD, limit of detection; LOQ, limit of quantitation; HE, hematoxylin eosin.