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Improving D-dimer testing appropriateness by controlling periodicity of retesting: prevention is better than cure

Simone Caruso, Dominika Szoke, Sarah Birindelli, Felicia Stefania Falvella, Alberto Dolci ORCID logo and Mauro Panteghini

Corresponding author: Dominika Szoke, Clinical Pathology Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli-Sacco, Milan, Italy, 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: Not applicable.


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Received: 2022-04-21
Revised: 2022-04-22
Accepted: 2022-04-22
Published Online: 2022-05-06
Published in Print: 2022-07-26

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