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Sigma Metric Analysis

Comparison of a Vitros 5600, an Hitachi 7170, and a Roche Cobas 8000

What happens when a hospital has multiple analyzers, "closed systems", "open systems" and "mixed systems"? When we use different analyzers, reagents, and calibrators, can we assume the results will always be comparable? NO. No, we can not.

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