Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry

Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1009

Shrikant C

  • Research Article
    Study on Pre-analytical Errors in a Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory: The Hidden Flaws in Total Testing
    Author(s): Sushma BJ and Shrikant CSushma BJ and Shrikant C

    Aim of the study: The aim and objective of the present study was, to enumerate and evaluate different types of pre-analytical errors in the clinical biochemistry laboratory and to compare the frequency of errors in the pre-analytical phase of testing before and after training the technical staff posted in the clinical biochemistry laboratory. Materials and methods: A prospective Study was conducted at Dept. of Biochemistry, CIMS, Bilaspur. Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, a tertiary care hospital cum medical college in Bilaspur for the period of 4 months from August 2016 to December 2016. During this period, different types of pre-analytical errors were monitored. Results: Of the 19,411 samples received during the study period, 670 samples were found to be unsuitable for testing, accounting for 3.45% of the re.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-1009.19.8.374

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