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The use of dried blood spot sampling for the measurement of HbA1c: a cross-sectional study

Mastronardi, Claudio A.; Whittle, Belinda; Tunningley, Robert; Neeman, Teresa; Paz-Filho, Gilberto


BACKGROUND: The use of dried blood spot (DBS) sampling is an alternative to traditional venous blood collection, and particularly useful for people living in rural and remote areas, and for those who are infirm, house-bound or time-poor. The objective of this study was to assess whether the measurement of glycated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in DBS samples provided comparative and acceptably precise results. METHODS: ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-07-08
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Clinical Pathology
DOI: 10.1186/s12907-015-0013-5


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