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Zagreb University School of Medicine
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Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3)

 

 

  

Research integrity corner

 

Ana Mlinarić, Martina Horvat, Vesna Šupak Smolčić. Dealing with the positive publication bias: Why you should really publish your negative results. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030201. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030201    (6 pages)

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Review

 

Davide Ferrari, Giovanni Lombardi, Giuseppe Banfi. Concerning the vitamin D reference range: pre-analytical and analytical variability of vitamin D measurement.
Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030501. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030501   (14 pages)

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Ivana Ćelap, Ines Vukasović, Gordana Juričić, Ana-Maria Šimundić. Minimum requirements for the estimation of measurement uncertainty: Recommendations of the joint Working group for uncertainty of measurement of the CSMBLM and CCMB. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030502. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030502  (10 pages)

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Engy Shokry, Nelson Roberto Antoniosi Filho. Insights into cerumen and application in diagnostics: past, present and future prospective. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030503. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030503   (15 pages)

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Original papers

 

Alessandro De Stefano, Liliana Mannucci, Renato Massoud, Sergio Bernardini, Claudio Cortese. Performance characteristics of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity assay on the Dimension Vista analyser and preliminary study of a healthy Italian population. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030701. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030701                (10 pages)

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Judith Ryberg-Nørholt, Henrik Frederiksen, Mads Nybo. Changing reference intervals for haemoglobin in Denmark: Clinical and financial aspects. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030702. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030702    (8 pages)

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Jean-Baptiste Oudart, Laure Zucchini, François-Xavier Maquart, Xavier Dubernard, Marc Labrousse, Géraldine Fiabane, Alexandra Quedreux, Fabien Litre, Laurent Ramont. Tau protein as a possible marker of cerebrospinal fluid leakage in cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea: A pilot study Biochemia Medica 2017; 27(3):030703. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030703  (5 pages)

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Peifeng Ke, Jiawei Liu, Yan Chao, Xiaobin Wu, Yujuan Xiong, Li Lin, Zemin Wan, Xinzhong Wu, Jianhua Xu, Junhua Zhuang, Xianzhang Huang. Measurement of HbA1c and HbA2 by Capillarys 2 Flex Piercing HbA1c programme for simultaneous management of diabetes and screening for thalassemia. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030704. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030704       (7 pages)

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Franz Ratzinger, Tanja Panic, Helmuth Haslacher, Thomas Perkmann, Klaus G. Schmetterer, Sabine Belik, Georg Maenner, Ingrid Pabinger, Peter Quehenberger. Testing lupus anticoagulants in a real-life scenario - a retrospective cohort study. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030705. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030705      (13 pages)

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Fatma Demet Arslan, Inanc Karakoyun, Banu Isbilen Basok, Merve Zeytinli Aksit, Anil Baysoy, Yasemin Kilic Ozturk, Yusuf Adnan Guclu, Can Duman. The local clinical validation of a new lithium heparin tube with a barrier: BD Vacutainer® Barricor LH Plasma tube. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3): 030706. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030706    (11 pages)

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Yang Fei, Haijian Zhao, Wei Wang, Falin He, Kun Zhong, Shuai Yuan, Zhiguo Wang. National survey on current situation of critical value reporting in 973 laboratories in China. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030707. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030707    (10 pages)

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Yasemin Ustundağ, Kağan Huysal. Measurement uncertainty of blood ethanol concentration in drink-driving cases in an emergency laboratory. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030708. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030708     (6 pages)

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Luisa Agnello, Chiara Bellia, Bruna Lo Sasso, Alessia Pivetti, Maddalena Muratore, Concetta Scazzone, Giulia Bivona, Giuseppe Lippi, Marcello Ciaccio. Establishing the upper reference limit of Galectin-3 in healthy blood donors. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030709. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030709     (7 pages)

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Britta Noebauer, Lejla Ramic, Andrea Konstantin, Christina Zachbauer, Elisa Einwallner. Analytical evaluation of a fully automated immunoassay for faecal calprotectin in a paediatric setting. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030710. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030710     (8 pages)

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Case report

 

Ivana Markovic, Zeljko Debeljak, Bojana Bosnjak, Maja Marijanovic. False positive immunoassay for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the presence of monoclonal gammopathy: a case report. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030801. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030801    (7 pages)

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Short communication

 

Graziella Bonetti, Mariarosa Carta. The new Greiner FC-Mix tubes equal the old Terumo ones and are useful as glucose stabilizer after prolonged storage of samples. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030901. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030901     (6 pages)

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Enrique Rodríguez – Borja, Africa Corchon – Peyrallo, Gerardo Aguilar – Aguilar, Arturo Carratala – Calvo. Utility of routine laboratory preoperative tests based on previous results: Time to give up. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):030902. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.030902    (4 pages)

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Pre-analytical mysteries

 

Elisa Danese, Gian Luca Salvagno, Alessandra Guzzo, Samuele Scurati, Cristiano Fava, Giuseppe Lippi. Urinary free cortisol assessment by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry: a case study of ion suppression due to unacquainted administration of piperacillin. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):031001. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.031001        (7 pages)

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Abstracts

 
28th Symposium of Croatian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory MedicineFrom research to clinical practice. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):031101   (6 pages) 
 
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Erratum

 
Lorraine E. Ferris, Margaret A Winker. Ethical issues in publishing in predatory journals. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):031201. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.031201       (1 page)
 
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Corrigendum

 

Jadranka Stojanovski, Ana Marušić. Corrigendum to: Does small equal predatory? Analysis of publication charges and transparency of editorial policies in Croatian open access journals. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):031202. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.031202  (2 pages)

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Esther Fernández-Grande, Carolina Varela-Rodriguez, Luis Sáenz-Mateos, Amparo Sastre-Gómez, Pilar García-Chico,Teodoro J. Palomino-Muñoz. Corrigendum to: Impact of reference change value (RCV) based autoverification on turnaround time and physician satisfaction. Biochemia Medica 2017;27(3):031203. https://doi.org/10.11613/BM.2017.031203       (1 page)  
 
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