Are icteric and lipemic indices reliable to screen for hyperbilirubinemia and hypertriglyceridemia?

Giuseppe Lippi 1 , Chiara Bovo 2  and Gian Luca Salvagno 1
  • 1 Section of Clinical Biochemistry, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
  • 2 Medical Direction, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy
Giuseppe Lippi, Chiara Bovo and Gian Luca Salvagno

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