Evaluation of errors in a clinical laboratory: a one-year experience.

  title={Evaluation of errors in a clinical laboratory: a one-year experience.},
  author={Binita Goswami and Bhawna Singh and Ranjna Chawla and Venkatesan Mallika},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  volume={48 1},
BACKGROUND Efficient laboratory service is the cornerstone of modern health care systems. Scientific innovations have contributed to substantial improvements in the field of laboratory science, but errors still prevail. These errors are classified as preanalytical, analytical and postanalytical, depending upon the time of presentation. METHODS The data for 67,438 routine venous blood specimens were scrutinized, and errors were documented over the period of 1 year in the clinical biochemistry… CONTINUE READING