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Validation of a pneumatic tube system to transport surgical pathology biopsy samples

  • Briac Guibourg , Pascale Marcorelles and Arnaud Uguen EMAIL logo
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Corresponding author: Arnaud Uguen, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, University Hospital Morvan, 5, Avenue Foch, 29609 Brest, France, Phone: +33 298 223 349, Fax: +33 298 223 334


The authors want to thank the staff of the department of Biology and Pathology of the Brest University Hospital for their contribution in the processing of kidney biopsy samples.

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


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Received: 2017-10-1
Accepted: 2017-10-4
Published Online: 2017-11-2
Published in Print: 2018-3-28

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