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Table 6 Westgard scores for interference testing

From: Analytical validation of an mRNA-based urine test to predict the presence of high-grade prostate cancer

   Westgard Score
   Sample 1 Sample 2
Urine Constituent DLX1 HOXC6 KLK3 DLX1 HOXC6 KLK3
spiked with 20.000 LNCap cells/mL Uric Acid 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bilirubin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Albumin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hemoglobin 0 0 0 2 1 1
Human IgG 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red blood cells (RBC) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leukocytes 0 0 0 0 0 0
spiked with 10.000 LNCap cells/mL Uric Acid 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bilirubin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Albumin 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hemoglobin 0 0 0 2 2 1
Human IgG 0 1 1 1 0 1
Red blood cells (RBC) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leukocytes 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. DLX1 Distal-less Homeobox 1, HOXC6 Homeobox C6, KLK3 Kallikrein-3, RBC red blood cells