The Electronic Journal of IFCC (eJIFCC) is indexed by PubMed Central® (PMC)

1. Improving the preanalytical phase in laboratory medicine
Gabriel Lima-Oliveira


2. Detection of haemolysis, a frequent preanalytical problem in the serum of newborns and adults
Judit Tóth, Anna V. Oláh, Tamás Petercsák, Tamás Kovács, János Kappelmayer


3. Rejection of hemolyzed samples can jeopardize patient safety
Lorenzo Barbato, Marise Danielle Campelo, Sara Pigozzo Nicola Realdon, Anna Gandini, Roberto Barbazza, Mayara Ladeira Coêlho, Chiara Bovo,Paola Marini, Gabriel Lima-Oliveira


4. Challenges in pre-analytical phase of laboratory medicine:rate of blood sample nonconformity in a tertiary care hospital
Nusrat Alavi, Sana Haseeb Khan, Asma Saadia, Tahir Naeem


5. Can chewing gum be another source of preanalytical variability in fasting outpatients?
Ricardas Stonys, Valdas Banys, Dalius Vitkus, Gabriel Lima-Oliveira


6. Sample management: stability of plasma and serum on different storage conditions
Carlos Fernando Yauli Flores, Ángela de las Mercedes Hurtado Pineda, Victoria Maritza Cevallos Bonilla, Klever Sáenz-Flor


7. Impact of chemical preservative in urine samples
Samuel Salazar-García, Eunice Lares-Villaseñor, Abraham Bárcenas-Morales, Juan Manuel Vargas-Morales


8. Pseudothrombocytopenia by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid can jeopardize patient safety — a case report
Cristina Collazo Abal, Leticia Rodríguez Calviño, Laura Rollán Manso, M.C. Ferreirós Domínguez, M.J. Lorenzo Lorenzo, Cristina Regojo Balboa, Arturo Fernández Nogueira


9. Causes of preanalytical interferences on laboratory immunoassays — a critical review
Beatrice Caruso, Chiara Bovo, Gian Cesare Guidi


10. Methods for hemolysis interference study in laboratory medicine — a critical review
Fernando Marques-Garcia