Lorena Honović

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  • 2014
Quality and safety of laboratory diagnostics are very important and significant affect on the promotion of overall health care. Classification of laboratory diagnostics to preanalytical, analytical and post-analytical phase facilitate the monitoring of the entire laboratory process and the emergence of possible errors. A lot of evidence suggesting that the(More)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common clinical condition with significant adverse consequences for the patient and it is recognized as a significant public health problem. The role of laboratory medicine in diagnosis and management of CKD is of great importance: the diagnosis and staging are based on estimation of glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and(More)
INTRODUCTION Early identification and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly cost-effective and can reduce the risk of kidney failure progression and cardiovascular disease. In 2014, the Joint Croatian Working Group (JCWG) for laboratory diagnostic of CKD on the behalf of Croatian society of medical biochemistry and laboratory medicine(More)
Haemoglobinopathies are hereditary disorders of globin chain synthesis and are the most common inherited diseases worldwide. Haemoglobin E is a structural haemoglobin variant characteristic for South East Asian population. We present a rare and unusual finding of haemoglobin E detected in University Hospital Centre Zagreb by capillary zone electrophoresis.(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the activity of N-phthaloyl-glycine-hydroxamic acid (Phth-Gly-HA) as a new iron chelator in vivo to be used in iron overload diseases. After intraperitoneal application of Phth-Gly-HA to male rats (1 mg kg(-1) body mass) once a day for seven days, iron serum level decreased by 21%, whereas the iron value dropped by(More)
An increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes has become a very challenging task in prenatal care worldwide. International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) has recently issued recommendations on the diagnosis and classification of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy. These recommendations, the first to provide harmonised,(More)
Pregnancy is a state that induces a number of physiological changes in the organism , which result in changes in laboratory values. Consequently, laboratory values during pregnancy should be interpreted based on the very different set of pregnancy-specific reference ranges, considering that blood count, liver parameters, coagulation factors, C-reactive(More)
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