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Published Online: 2018-01-05
Published in Print: 2018-05-24
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Employment or leadership: Aurelio Pacioni is an employee of DASIT, the Italian distributor for Sysmex.
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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.