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Clinical Biochemistry

Clinical Biochemistry 
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
CLB
Discipline Biochemistry
Language English
Edited by Peter Kavsak
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1967-present
Frequency 18/year
Impact factor
(2011)
2.076
Indexing
ISSN 0009-9120
Links
  • Journal homepage
  • Online access

Clinical Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the analytical and clinical investigation of laboratory tests in humans used for diagnosis, molecular biology and genetics, prognosis, treatment and therapy, and monitoring of disease ; the discipline of clinical biochemistry. It is the official journal of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists.[1]

Contents

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents/Life Sciences, EMBASE, MEDLINE, and Scopus.

Article categories

The journal publishes the following types of articles:

Most cited articles

According to SCOPUS, the following three articles have been cited most often (>70 times):

Baby Wash Products found to contain cannabinoid immunoassay

Researchers at the University of North Carolina published an article in Clinical Biochemistry [2] which found Baby wash products could cause false drug test results. Newborn drug screening has a significant implications in both the healthcare and legal domains, on occasion resulting in involvement by social services or false child abuse allegations. The accuracy of the screening results is therefore essential. This research highlights reasons why false positive cannabinoid (THC) screening results may have occurred. Researchers identified commonly used soap and wash products used for newborn and infant care as potential causes of false positive THC screening results.[3]

External links

  • Official website
  • Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.cscc.ca/en/homepage/clinical-biochemistry.html
  2. ^
  3. ^ http://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show/video/baby-soap-thc-61812/1406745
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