Naproxen’s metabolite can cause a false elevation in this common laboratory test?
Naproxen’s metabolite can cause falsely elevated bilirubin when measured by Jendrassik and Grof method. (Dasgupta A et al. Naproxen metabolites interfere with certain bilirubin assays: elimination of interference by using a roche bilirubin assay on the Hitachi 917 analyzer. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2010; 133(6): 878-883)
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