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Reporting of hemolysis index (HI) with laboratory results should be obligatory in newborns and infants

Patrycja Szybowska ORCID logo, Katarzyna Mamica, Joanna Berska and Krystyna Sztefko

Corresponding author: Patrycja Szybowska, Master of Science, P-A Pediatric Institute, Clinical Biochemistry Department, Jagiellonian University College of Medicine, Cracow, Poland, Phone/Fax: +48 12 6580681, E-mail:

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Received: 2014-11-4
Accepted: 2014-11-7
Published Online: 2015-1-14
Published in Print: 2015-6-1

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