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Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)

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Volume 56, Issue 1

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Handling the altered test results of hemolyzed samples. Recommendations of the Quality, Management, Safety and Evidence Committee (CCGSE) of the Spanish Association of Medical Biopathology and Laboratory Medicine (AEBM-ML)

Daniel Pineda-Tenor
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  • Comité de Calidad, Gestión, Seguridad y Evidencia (CCGSE) de la Asociación Española de Biopatología Médica – Medicina de Laboratorio (AEBM-ML); and Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Fuenlabrada, Spain
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/ Pedro María Belinchón Torres
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/ Félix Gascón Luna
  • Comité de Calidad, Gestión, Seguridad y Evidencia (CCGSE) de la Asociación Española de Biopatología Médica – Medicina de Laboratorio (AEBM-ML); and Hospital Valle de los Pedroches, Pozoblanco, Córdoba, Spain
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/ Luis Javier Morales García / María del Carmen Lorenzo Lozano
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/ María Pacheco Delgado
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/ Ana Cosmen Sánchez
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/ Santiago Prieto Menchero
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Published Online: 2017-06-16 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2017-0354

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About the article

aSantiago Prieto Menchero and María Ángeles Cuadrado Cenzual contributed equally to this article.


Received: 2017-04-24

Accepted: 2017-05-08

Published Online: 2017-06-16

Published in Print: 2017-11-27


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 56, Issue 1, Pages e1–e4, ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2017-0354.

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