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Increased C-reactive protein values in the absence of inflammation: monoclonal immunoglobulin interference in immunonephelometry

Frederick Verbeke / Stijn Lambrecht / Elke Lecocq / Jean-Jacques Parez / Joris Delanghe
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Published Online: 2019-06-11 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2019-0398


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About the article

Received: 2019-04-15

Accepted: 2019-05-11

Published Online: 2019-06-11

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: Immunonephelometry monoclonal antibody was provided free of charge by Siemens. Siemens 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), 20190398, ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2019-0398.

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