• New reference intervals for cortisol, cortisol binding globulin and free cortisol index in women using ethinyl estradiol 

      Panton, Kristine Kollerøs; Mikkelsen, Gustav; Irgens, Wenche Elna Øiestad; Hovde, Ann Kristin; Killingmo, Marte Wien; Øien, Monja Airin; Thorsby, Per Medbøe; Åsberg, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Healthy women using contraceptives containing a low dose of an estrogen may have a higher serum concentration of cortisol (s-cortisol) and cortisol binding globulin (s-CBG) than the commonly used upper reference limits. ...
    • Using blood calprotectin as a measure of blood neutrophils 

      Åsberg, Arne; Løfblad, Lena; Felic, Amela; Aune, Marthe Wedø; Hov, Gunhild Garmo; Fagerli, Unn-Merete (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Presently, bed-side or at home quantification of neutrophils in blood (b-neutrophils) is not practical, because cytometric methods are too expensive and technically demanding. We have explored whether calprotectin concentration ...