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eJIFCC - The electronic Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

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The electronic Journal of the IFCC (eJIFCC) is a platinum open-access journal - i.e. there is no charge to read, or to submit to this journal. Our numerous high quality articles, debates, reviews and editorials are addressed to clinical laboratorians. The journal also publishes general news articles, IFCC publicity/news, educational material and has a letters section. Manuscripts are fully peer reviewed and immediately free to access and download from The eJIFCC is a member of the Committee on Publications Ethics (COPE).

eJIFCC March 2015 - Volume 26 no2

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Gábor L. Kovács
Institute of Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Pécs
Pecs - Hungary

Assistant Editor

Harjit Pal Bhattoa
Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of Debrecen
Debrecen - Hungary

Editorial Board

Khosrow Adeli, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

Borut Božič,  University Medical Center, Lubljana, Slovenia

Rajiv Erasmus, Dept. of Chemical Pathology,  Tygerberg, South Africa

Nilda E. Fink, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

Mike Hallworth, Shrewsbury, UK  

Ellis Jacobs, Alere Incorporated, New York, USA

Bruce Jordan, Roche Diagnostics, Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Evelyn Koay, National University, Singapore

Maria D. Pasic,  Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Canada

Oliver Racz, University of Kosice, Slovakia

Rosa Sierra Amor, Laboratorio Laquims, Veracruz, Mexico

Sanja Stankovic, Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

Danyal Syed, Ryancenter, New York, USA

Grazyna  Sypniewska, Collegium Medicum, NC University, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Istvan Vermes, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Peter Vervaart, LabMed Consulting Director, AU

Stacy E. Walz, Arkansas State University, USA


Publisher: IFCC

The JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY (eJIFCC) is an electronic journal with frequent updates on its home page. Our articles, debates, reviews and editorials are addressed to clinical laboratorians. Besides offering original scientific thought in our featured columns, we provide pointers to quality resources on the World Wide Web. The journal will publish general news articles, IFCC publicity/news, educational material and have a letters section.

Aims and Scope

The Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (eJIFCC) is an online journal, published four times a year, on the web site of the IFCC. The peer-reviewed original articles, posters, case studies and reviews, are focused on the needs of clinical laboratorians worldwide. In addition to the peer-reviewed content, there are also occasional editorials with pointers to quality resources on the Web. Also the journal publishes some IFCC news, letters, reviews of books, debates and educational material to assist the development of the field of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine worldwide.
The Editor welcomes suggestions of topics for review papers, and encourages submission of suitable original articles.

Information for Authors

Manuscript preparation. Microsoft Word is preferred with the use of 12-point font, 2cm margins and double spacing. Title page should list title, authors (first name, last name), each author's affiliation during the study, including e-mail adresses, corresponding author's contact information, key words. Manuscript should be provided with structured Abstracts not longer than 250 words.Tables should be created in a common word-processing format and included within the text of the manuscript. The figures must be submitted as independent files. Maximum number of references for a Review article - 75, for original paper- 40 with the numbers of references sequentially in main text. Manuscripts should provide Author's Disclosures. All studies involving human subjects must indicate that they are in compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects.

Submission of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be submitted to the Editor-in-chief, Prof. Gábor L. Kovács, via e-mail to:

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