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Patient identification errors: the detective in the laboratory.

Salinas M, López-Garrigós M, Lillo R, et al. Patient identification errors: the detective in the laboratory. Clin Biochem. 2013;46(16-17):1767-9. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.08.005.

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January 22, 2014
Salinas M, López-Garrigós M, Lillo R, et al. Clin Biochem. 2013;46(16-17):1767-9.

Although electronic test ordering resulted in fewer patient identification errors in a clinical laboratory, significant variability in error rates between centers remained, emphasizing the continued effect of human behavior on interventions.

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Salinas M, López-Garrigós M, Lillo R, et al. Patient identification errors: the detective in the laboratory. Clin Biochem. 2013;46(16-17):1767-9. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2013.08.005.