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Pre-analytical recommendations and reference values for circulating calprotectin are sample type and assay dependent

Louis Nevejan ORCID logo , Marnix Mylemans , Bert Vander Cruyssen , Muriel Stubbe , Stefanie Van Den Bremt , Laura Hofman , Maria Infantino , Mariangela Manfredi , Xavier Bossuyt and Lieve Van Hoovels ORCID logo EMAIL logo

Corresponding author: Lieve Van Hoovels, Department of Laboratory Medicine, OLV Hospital, Aalst, Moorselbaan 164, 9300 Aalst, Belgium; and Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Transplantation, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 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. Informed consent: Not applicable.

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


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Received: 2021-09-10
Accepted: 2021-10-19
Published Online: 2021-11-01
Published in Print: 2022-01-27

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