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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 213109, 6 pages
Comparison of International Normalized Ratio Measurement between CoaguChek XS Plus and STA-R Coagulation Analyzers
1Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine and Konkuk University Hospital, Konkuk University, 120-1 Neungdong-ro, Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 143-729, Republic of Korea
2Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rome, Italy
Received 22 August 2012; Accepted 10 October 2012
Academic Editor: Andrew St. John
Copyright © 2013 Mina Hur et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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