NOTE: This is a draft (January 22, 2020). Further edits and citations will follow. In addition, the format below has been adapted from that used by Environmental Health Perspectives. This structure is used because it is an effective and familiar shorthand. This should not be misinterpreted as a draft intended for submission to a scientific […]
Note: There is an inconsistency in the literature on reporting high sensitivity C-Reactive Protein levels. The actual protein is properly abbreviated CRP. The test procedure for measuring quantities below 10 mg/L is hsCRP. However, published papers most often refer to the protein as hsCRP which is, technically, incorrect because that is the test, not the […]
Revised Protocol: UCSF IRB/CHR Number: 15-17703: Approved by IRB/CHR, November 14, 2018 Co-Principal Investigators: W. Lewis Perdue, Dr. Victor I. Reus MD Study Title: Clinical blood profile assays as biomarkers to directly assess potential health effects resulting from the controlled elimination of suspected dietary and environmental chemical toxins. This study is the first of its […]
Please note: The revised study protocol available here was approved by UCSF-IRB/CHR on Nov. 14, 2018. The following text contains all the original details of the study proposal as it was approved in 2014. All the sections remain valid and approved except for the protocol. The Committee on Human Research (CHR) at the University of […]
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The formal name of this study, as approved by the UCSF Medical School Committee on Human Research is: “Clinical blood profile assays as biomarkers to assess potential health effects resulting from the controlled elimination of suspected dietary and environmental chemical toxins.” That’s a mouthful, more than a little awkward when mentioning in conversation and does […]