biker jk wrote:In case anyone argues that the Athletes Biological Passport is effective in preventing doping have a read of the conclusion to a paper written by Dr Ashenden.
...The passport software did not flag any subjects as being suspicious of doping whilst they were receiving rhEPO. We conclude that it is possible for athletes to use rhEPO without eliciting abnormal changes in the blood variables currently monitored by the Athlete Blood Passport."
surely the question is: what degree of EPO can an athlete use before detection may occur? if the passport has reduced this amount to say - 10% of previous values under the 50% haematocrit threshold - then that would be a big win.