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Artefactual “in-vitro coagulopathy” in a patient with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and lower gastrointestinal bleeding

Roderick O’Day, Golo Ahlenstiel, Anita Chittaranjan Shetty, Emmanuel J Favaloro, Stephen J Williams and Jerry Koutts
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (5): 293-294.
doi:
10.5694/mja13.10921

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Roderick O’Day, MB BS(Hons), LLB(Hons), BSc, Resident Medical Officer1
Golo Ahlenstiel, MD, Gastroenterology Advanced Trainee, Storr Liver Unit1
Anita Chittaranjan Shetty, MB BS, Haematology Advanced Trainee2
Emmanuel J Favaloro, PhD, FFSc(RCPA), Principal Hospital Scientist3
Stephen J Williams, MB BS, MD, FRACP, Gastroenterologist1
Jerry Koutts, MB BS, MD, FRACP, Haematologist3
1 Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
2 Nepean Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
3 Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Pathology West, Sydney, NSW.
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