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Accurate use of neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio from the perspective of laboratory experts

Authors Sertoglu E, Uyanik M

Received 31 October 2013

Accepted for publication 7 November 2013

Published 20 December 2013 Volume 2014:10 Pages 13—14


Erdim Sertoglu,1 Metin Uyanik2

1Biochemistry Laboratory, Ankara Mevki Military Hospital, Anittepe Dispensary, Ankara, Turkey; 2Department of Medical Biochemistry, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

I read with great interest the recent published article "Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with atrial septal aneurysm" by Demir and Demir.1 In this study, researchers compared the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) between patients with atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) and controls. It was reported that patients with ASA have higher NLR compared with controls.1 There are some points that we would like to address from this study.

View original paper by Demir and Demir.

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