Sharpening the CALIPER: defining pre-analytic and biologic variability in children.

Abstract

Establishing reference intervals for pediatric patients has been and remains a challenging task. Pediatric laboratory practitioners, and with them clinicians, struggle with gaps in these intervals on a daily basis. The practical problems are many. The smallest patients really do not have any extra blood to spare. The healthiest patients and their parents… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2012.08.016

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