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New NCCLS guidelines.

NCCLS NCCLS National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards  has released seven new documents: Evaluation of Matrix Effects; Proposed Guideline (NCCLS document EP14-P), Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry: Immunophenotyping of Leukemic Cells; Approved Guideline (NCCLS document H43-A), Analytical Procedures for the Determination of Lead in Blood and Urine; Proposed Guideline (NCCLS document C40-P), Performance of the Bleeding Time Test; Approved Guideline (NCCLS document H45-A), Procedures for the Collection of Diagnostic Blood Specimens by Venipuncture venipuncture /veni·punc·ture/ (ven?i-pungk´chur) surgical puncture of a vein.

ve·ni·punc·ture or ve·ne·punc·ture
n.
; Approved Standard--Fourth Edition (NCCLS document H3-A4), Preliminary Evaluation of Quantitative Clinical Laboratory Methods; Approved Guideline (NCCLS document EP10-A), and Preparation and Validation of Commutable com·mut·a·ble  
adj.
1. That can be substituted, interchanged, or revoked: a commutable prison sentence.

2.
 Frozen Human Serum Pools as Secondary Reference Materials for Cholesterol Measurement Procedures; Proposed Guideline (NCCLS document C37-P). For information contact: NCCLS; phone 610-688-0100; fax 610-688-0700.

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Title Annotation:The Clinical Chemist
Author:Bruns, David E.
Publication:Clinical Chemistry
Date:Sep 1, 1998
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