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Table 1 Blood tests and measurements

From: Design and baseline data in the BAriatic surgery SUbstitution and Nutrition study (BASUN): a 10-year prospective cohort study

Blood samples for direct analysisCollected from medical recordsBlood samples frozen for later analysis
Complete blood cell counts (White blood cell count, red blood cell indices, hemoglobin, erythrocyte and reticulocyte counts, hematocrit)aLiver function (ALAT, ASAT, bilirubin)a1 EDTA 4 mla
1 EDTA, 8,5 mla
2 serum, 8,5 mla
1 Lithium heparin, 8,0 mla
Erythrocyte Sedimentation RateaKidney function (serum creatinin, estimated glomerular filtration rate, GFR)a
Plasma glucose and HbA1caBlood lipids (HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides)a
Ionized calciumaThyroid function (fT4, TSH)a
Stool samplesb 
  1. aAt baseline, 2 years, 5 years and 10 years
  2. bAt baseline and 6 months