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Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging Laboratory


Drop-to-Drop Variation in the Cellular Components of Fingerprick Blood: Implications for Point-of-Care Diagnostic Development. 

Am J Clin Pathol, 144:885-894, 2015
The New York Times released a story covering Meaghan Bond’s ‘Drop-to-Drop Variation’ study published in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology:  Not Every Drop of a Person's Blood Is the Same, a Study Says; By Donald G. McNeil Jr.  
This study was also covered by Rice University News & Media in November 2015:  Blood test results vary from drop to drop in fingerprick tests; by Jade Boyd