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Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)

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Volume 52, Issue 12 (Dec 2014)

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Multi-center proficiency tests for Lab-MELD score diagnostics to improve the quality and safety for patients awaiting liver transplantation

Thorsten Kaiser
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  • Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
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Published Online: 2014-06-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2014-0088

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Corresponding author: Dr. med. Thorsten Kaiser, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, University Hospital Leipzig, Paul-List-Strasse, 13-15; 04275 Leipzig, Germany, Phone: +49 431 9722200, Fax: +49 431 9722209, E-mail:


Received: 2014-01-24

Accepted: 2014-06-03

Published Online: 2014-06-24

Published in Print: 2014-12-01


Citation Information: Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2014-0088.

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