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Outlier removal methods for skewed data: impact on age-specific high-sensitive cardiac troponin T 99th percentiles

Denis Monneret EMAIL logo , Martin Gellerstedt , Frédéric Roche and Dominique Bonnefont-Rousselot

Corresponding author: Denis Monneret, PharmD, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, South Lyon Hospital Group, Hospices Civils de Lyon (HCL), 165 Chemin du Grand Revoyet, 69495 Pierre-Bénite, France, Phone: (+33) 6 66 10 77 06


The authors are grateful to Vincent Fitzpatrick for his English rereading of the manuscript.

  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: 2018-12-26
Accepted: 2019-02-15
Published Online: 2019-03-12
Published in Print: 2019-09-25

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