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Truncation limits of patient-based real-time quality control: a new model derived from between-subject biological variations

  • Abdurrahman Coşkun EMAIL logo , Coşkun Çavuşoğlu , Mustafa Serteser , Muhittin Serdar , Meltem Kilercik , Fehime Aksungar and İbrahim Ünsal

Corresponding author: Abdurrahman Coşkun, MD, Acıbadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey; and Acıbadem Labmed Clinical Laboratories, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey, Tel.: +90 532 744 66 83, Fax: +90 216 576 51 20

  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: 2020-01-31
Accepted: 2020-02-21
Published Online: 2020-03-16
Published in Print: 2021-03-26

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