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Spurious hyperkalaemia and hyponatraemia in a patient with thrombocythaemia
  1. J. B. Whitfield
  1. Department of Biochemistry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham


    Changes in serum potassium and sodium during blood clotting in a patient with thrombocythaemia are described. In such patients falsely high results for potassium and falsely low results for sodium may be obtained.

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