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Annales de Biologie Clinique


Critical care testing: SFBC recommendations in 2018 Volume 76, issue 1, Janvier 2018

1 Service de biochimie, Pôle de biologie médicale et pathologie, Site Saint-Antoine, Hôpitaux universitaires Est Parisien, AP-HP, Paris, France
2 Membres du Groupe de travail SFBC : Examens de biologie médicale d’urgence
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a Les affiliations des membres du groupe de travail sont données à la fin de l’article
  • Key words: critical care testing, accreditation, ISO 15189, guidelines, turnaround time
  • DOI : 10.1684/abc.2017.1313
  • Page(s) : 23-44
  • Published in: 2018

The SFBC Working Group on critical care testing describes in this paper the SFBC recommendations for the determination of maximal turnaround times (TAT) for laboratory medicine examination in emergency conditions. The table presented in a previous paper was updated, taken into account the clinical situations, as well as the emergency response capabilities of the medical laboratory. These new French recommendations must to be based to each local situation in a clinical-biological context between the physicians and the specialist in Lab Medicine