Reproducibility of serum leptin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 measurements.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Hormone research, Volume 69, Issue 5, p.295-300 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Adult, Body Weight, Center-Authored Paper, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Fasting, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3, Insulin-Like Growth Factor I, Leptin, Male, Public Health Sciences Division, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Reproducibility of Results, Research Design, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility

Abstract:

Many epidemiologic studies examine the effects of single measurements of hormones, including those related to obesity such as insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) or leptin, on disease associations; however, few studies have determined whether these single values accurately reflect measurements over time.