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Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)

Published in Association with the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM)

Editor-in-Chief: Plebani, Mario

Ed. by Gillery, Philippe / Greaves, Ronda / Lackner, Karl J. / Lippi, Giuseppe / Melichar, Bohuslav / Payne, Deborah A. / Schlattmann, Peter


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Volume 55, Issue 3

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Evaluation of the performance of INDEXOR® in the archive unit of a clinical laboratory: a step to Lean laboratory

Abdurrahman Coskun
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  • Acibadem University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Acibadem Labmed Clinical Laboratories, Istanbul, Turkey
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/ Mustafa Serteser
  • Acibadem University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey
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Published Online: 2016-08-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2016-0427

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About the article

Corresponding author: Abdurrahman Coskun, MD, Acibadem University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey


Received: 2016-05-17

Accepted: 2016-07-22

Published Online: 2016-08-31

Published in Print: 2017-03-01


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

Research funding: None declared.

Employment or leadership: None declared.

Honorarium: None declared.

Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


Citation Information: Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), Volume 55, Issue 3, Pages e62–e64, ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2016-0427.

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