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The erroneous haemoglobin-hyperlipidaemia relationship.
  1. P D Nicholls

    Abstract

    Hyperlipidaemia, whether primary or secondary to parenteral feeding with intravenous lipid emulsions, causes the haemoglobin level to be erroneously high when measured spectrophotometrically. Contrary to a previous report, evidence is presented which suggests a relationship between the amount of the false rise in the haemoglobin level and the type and degree of hyperlipidaemia.

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