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Author Lippi, Giuseppe.

Title In vitro and in vivo hemolysis : an unresolved dispute in laboratory medicine / Giuseppe Lippi [and others]
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 102 pages) : illustrations
Series Patient safety ; v. 4
Patient safety ; v. 4
Contents Definition of hemolysis -- Causes of hemolysis -- Prevalence of hemolytic specimens -- Interference of hemolysis on laboratory testing -- Detection of hemolytic specimens -- Management of hemolytic specimens
Summary Defined as red blood cell break down and the release of hemoglobin and intracellular contents into the plasma, hemolysis can seriously impact patient care as well as the laboratory's reputation through its affect on test results. Therefore, the European Preanalytical Scientific Committee, in collaboration with the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Working Group on Patient Safety, have designed a questionnaire to collect data on prevalence and management of hemolytic specimens referred to the clinical laboratories for clinical chemistry testing. This book will help identify the are
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Blood -- Examination.
Hematology -- Standards.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010053432
ISBN 3110246147 (e-book)
9783110246148 (e-book)