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Accuracy of Laboratory Assays in Ophthalmic Practice—Reply

Vatinee Y. Bunya, MD1; Maxwell Pistilli, MEd, MS1; Mina Massaro-Giordano, MD1
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1Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(12):1480-1481. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3858.
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In Reply Downie and Vingrys believe that our findings1 are in contrast to their unpublished data that showed much smaller variability. It is difficult for us to interpret the difference between our studies without the details of their inclusion and exclusion criteria and characteristics of their study participants. However, our results are consistent with those reported previously by other research groups.2,3


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December 1, 2015
Benjamin D. Sullivan, PhD; Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD; Gary N. Foulks, MD
1TearLab Corporation, San Diego, California
2Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
3Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Louisville, Kentucky
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(12):1481-1482. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3854.
December 1, 2015
Laura E. Downie, BOptom, PhD, PGCertOcTher, DipMus(Prac), AMusA, FACO; Algis J. Vingrys, BSc(Optom), PhD, PGCertOcTher
1Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(12):1480. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3856.
December 1, 2015
James V. Aquavella, MD
1University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute, Rochester, New York
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(12):1482-1483. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3863.
December 1, 2015
Vatinee Y. Bunya, MD; Maxwell Pistilli, MEd, MS; Gui-Shuang Ying, PhD
1Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(12):1482. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.3860.
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