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Implementation of pre-labelled barcode tubes and the GeT-System in a general hospital for the exact documentation of the time of venous blood sample and improvement of sample quality

Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann and Birgit Winninger

Corresponding author: Univ. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann, MSc, MBA, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pyhrn-Eisenwurzen Klinikum, General Hospital Steyr, Sierningerstr. 170, 4400, Steyr, Austria. Phone: +43 50554 66 25300, Fax: +43 50554 66 25304, E-mail:

  1. Research funding: None declared.

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

  3. Competing interests: Authors state no conflict of interest.

  4. Ethical approval: The local Institutional Review Board deemed the study exempt from review.


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Received: 2020-07-02
Accepted: 2020-07-28
Published Online: 2020-08-10
Published in Print: 2021-02-23

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