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Carry-over from a preceding sample probe into a following specimen cup, which will influence not just one result, but all assays on that specimen, or with that reagent.
PAC, 1991, 63, 301 (Proposals for the description and measurement of carry-over effects in clinical chemistry (Recommendations 1991)) on page 302
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