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Standardisation of Troponin I (WG-TNI)



Name Position Country Term Time in Office
C. Swart Chair DE 1st 2023 01 - 2025 12
D. Armbruster Member US    
J. Barth Member UK    
A. Katrukha Member FI    
M. Lowenthal Member US    
J. Noble Member UK    
M. Öztug Member TR    
M. Panteghini Member IT    
A. Saenger Member US    
L. Wang Member US    


Terms of Reference

  • Development of a candidate secondary reference measurement procedure and candidate secondary reference material for cardiac troponin I (cTnI)
  • Testing for cTnI standardization and clinical validation by comparison with validated commercial assays in a round robin study


Current Projects

  • Preparation of a secondary reference material for cTnI consisting of three cTnIpositive serum pools (Phase 2)
  • Validation of cTnI standardization through a round robin after a value transfer using the secondary reference material as common calibrator (Phase 3)



List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full and Affiliate Member Societies
Guillaume Lefevre Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Alexander Haliassos Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry - Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB)
Junichi Ishii Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
Joseph Ahaneku Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Lakminda Thilakarathna Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Gozde Ceylan Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)



List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

Name Corporate Members
Gillian Murtagh ABBOTT Diagnostics
Geert Jannes FUJIREBIO Europe
Gerben Zuiderveld MEDIX BIOCHEMICA
Birgitte Kaae RADIOMETER
Michael Townsend RANDOX Laboratories Ltd.
Kareen Blechschmidt ROCHE Diagnostics GmbH
Robert Payne SIEMENS



Working Group Chair's contact 

Claudia SWART
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)



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