- Retraction Note
- Open Access
Retraction Note: New proposal for the serum ascites albumin gradient cut-off value in Chinese ascitic patients
© Jiang et al.; licensee BioMed Central. 2015
- Received: 3 March 2015
- Accepted: 3 March 2015
- Published: 26 March 2015
The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:143
The Publisher and Editor regretfully retract this article  because the peer-review process was inappropriately influenced and compromised. As a result, the scientific integrity of the article cannot be guaranteed. A systematic and detailed investigation suggests that a third party was involved in supplying fabricated details of potential peer reviewers for a large number of manuscripts submitted to different journals. In accordance with recommendations from COPE we have retracted all affected published articles, including this one. It was not possible to determine beyond doubt that the authors of this particular article were aware of any third party attempts to manipulate peer review of their manuscript.
- Jiang C, Shi B, Shi J, Yuan Z, Xie W. New proposal for the serum ascites albumin gradient cut-off value in Chinese ascitic patients. Diagn Pathol. 2013;8:143.Google Scholar
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