Nephrology Jumble Bumble: Spurious Chemistry Results

In a the December 2012 issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Aiyer et al published an interesting case of spurious hyperphosphatemia in a patient with lymphoma. Take our nephrology jumble-bumble to test your knowledge on spurious chemistry results!

spurious chem jumble

spurious chem quiz cartoon

Post and cartoon by Dr. Ritu Soni, Nephrology Fellow at University of Pittsburgh.

To see the answers, please click here.

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