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Re: PMDD Dosing

> Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 18:20:23 -0400
> From: "Christopher Coleman" <christopher.coleman at worldnet_att.net>
> Subject: re: PMDD Dosing
> >Jeff Bodin <bodin1 at gte_net> wrote:

> I include the following message which I received from Sechem technical
> support some time back regards their iron testing kit:
>     "Our iron kit will measure EDTA iron, but it takes
>     about 20 minutes as opposed to less than 2 minutes
>     for non-EDTA iron. The test kit has to have provison
>     for creating conditions in the test that will cause the
>     release of iron from the EDTA chelate before it can
>     be reacted with an indicator dye. Since EDTA is an
>    exceptionally strong chelator, this is not always easy or
>    reliable."
> I think I am reading between the lines here that accurate EDTA
> iron testing is difficult.  I hope one of the chemists on the APD
> could  more accurately interpret this message and also, to indicate
> if a more accurate test kit is available for EDTA iron.
> Christopher Coleman
> christopher.coleman at worldnet_att.net
> ------------------------------
Do you know whether this type of inaccuaracy could be prevailent in
other types of test when using the chelated trace element mixes?

Jason Daniels
jdaniels at servco_nf.net