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Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)

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Volume 51, Issue 9

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Determining calculated free testosterone reference intervals in a normal adult male population

Shonagh Haslam
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  • Clinical Biochemistry Department, Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, UK
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Published Online: 2013-04-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2012-0894

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About the article

Corresponding author: Shonagh Haslam, Clinical Biochemistry Department, Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Preston PR2 9HT, UK, Phone: +44-1772522123, Fax: +44-1772522125


Received: 2012-12-20

Accepted: 2013-03-12

Published Online: 2013-04-02

Published in Print: 2013-09-01


Citation Information: Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Volume 51, Issue 9, Pages e209–e211, ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2012-0894.

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