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Coagulation laboratory tests

Quality assurance

Reviewer: Jeremy Parsons, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 June 2012, last major update June 2012
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● Important to prevent laboratory errors
● CLIA regulations require patient and control specimens be tested in duplicate only for manual coagulation tests, but not for automated tests
● CLIA regulations require calibration and calibration verification procedures to substantiate continued accuracy throughout the laboratory’s reportable range of test results

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