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