Carryover effect part Deux: Autodilution may be part of the problem for false blood results in DUI

Just recently I posted "The Carry-over Effect: Lack of Blanks between tests leads to false positive or inflated BAC results" where we discussed the carry-over effect in Blood testing in DUI cases. One of the possible places for carry-over effect is when an auto-pipetter is used in an autodiluter.  Pennsylvania has some labs that in their […]

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The Carryover Effect: Lack of Blanks between tests leads to false positive or inflated BAC results

Imagine. You go into your doctor’s office for a routine physical. As part of that routine physical, the doctor takes your blood. You come back two weeks later where the doctor delivers the single worst sentence you have ever heard in your life: “I’m sorry but you have cancer.” Then comes ever worse news from […]

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