Measurement of Serum Dickkopf-1 Protein Using a New ELISA Test

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M. Švestáka,c, M. Karpíšekb, J. Procházkováa, R. Ochmanováa, D. Moravčíkovád, and D. Stejskala,c

a Department of Laboratory Medicine, Hospital Prostějov, b Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, c Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University, Olomouc, d General practicion patient Centre, Olomouc

 

Dkk-1 in human serum has a high predictive value as a potential marker (specificity 100 %, positive predictive value 100 %) in laboratory diagnosis of osteoporosis.

 

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