Funding for this research was provided by:
Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care - Greater Manchester
Received: 25 May 2019
Accepted: 18 November 2019
First Online: 29 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study reports the findings of the laboratory verification of the Alfred 60AST. No personal information was stored in the study database. All samples taken from patients were collected as part of standard care and all tests ran on them were also part of the standard care procedure, as is standard practice for a laboratory verification for the introduction of new equipment in the laboratory, specific approval was not necessary under UK HRA decision tools.
: Test reagents were provided by Alifax, Italy, for the study period. Alifax had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis or study submission for publication.