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Sensible use of laboratory testing requires active laboratory involvement

Pim M.W. Janssens, Dennis J. van de Wijngaart and Nadine van Dijk

Corresponding author: Pim M.W. Janssens, PhD, Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, Rijnstate Hospital, PO Box 9555, 6800 TA, Arnhem, The Netherlands, E-mail:

Conflict of interest statement

Authors’ conflict of interest disclosure: The authors stated that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this article.

Research funding: None declared.

Employment or leadership: None declared.

Honorarium: None declared.

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Received: 2013-12-21
Accepted: 2014-1-27
Published Online: 2014-2-21
Published in Print: 2014-7-1

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