Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail: kongres2017hlu@gmail.com

The Abstract (summary) sent via e-mail must be in the form of a Word document attached.

These instructions are designed to assist you in preparing your abstract submission (use Microsoft Word for Windows). They provide all the information you require to comply with the 7th Croatian Congress of Laboratory Diagnostics.

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for presentation (oral or poster). Abstract received by June 15th, 2017 will be considered under the standard review process. Abstract will be used by the Scientific Program Committee for the composition of the scientific program. To ensure that your abstract is properly positioned in the program, if accepted, the abstract should clearly and concisely state the problem addressed, the methodology used and the main conclusions.
All papers should be submitted and presented in English or Croatian.

Kindly note that the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended until July 30, 2017

Deadline for Early Registration extension is available to authors only until August 10, 2017.

The abstract title should be left aligned over the main body. The font is Times New Roman 12 point in bold. Abbreviation must not be used in the title.

Author names should be in new line, left aligned over the main body, 12 point with the name of the presenting author underlined and indicate contact person with * (and provide his/her e-mail address at the bottom of the abstract).
The name of each author must include the first name, followed by the last name. No titles (Dr, MD, PhD, etc.) should be added.

Author Affiliation:
Author affiliations (institution, city and country) should be in 12 point Italic with regular line spacing. Authors from different institutions should be identified by superscript numeral index (1,2,3,…) at the end of that author’s name and at the beginning of the institution name..

Text of the Abstracts:
The body of the text should commence 2 lines below the last affiliation. The abstract should be less than 350 words and typed in 12 point Times New Roman using single space.
The use of tables or figures is not allowed.
Standard abbreviations can be used. Abbreviation must be defined by placing them in parentheses after the full word the first time they appear.
Use numerals to indicate numbers except when beginning sentences.
Non-proprietary (generic) names, written in lower-case letters, are required the first time a drug is mentioned.
When used the headings of ˝Background˝, ˝Methods˝, ˝Results˝ and ˝Conclusions˝ should be in bold.

At the bottom of the abstract indicate:
– key words
– e-mail address for the contact*
– preference of presentation (oral/poster)
– topic /scientific field (please, select number from the list of Congress topics)

Abstracts should be written in English or Croatian.
The abstracts will not be edited. Linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the author. Papers must be in their final form so as to exclude the need for corrections in proof.
All abstracts will be published in the Abstract book.
Designated presenting author (of either an oral or poster paper) MUST be registered for the 7th CLA Congress and have paid the required registration fee by August 20, 2017 in order to remain in the Final program. Failure to register will result in your abstract(s) being withdrawn from the congress.

Abstract deadlines: June 15, 2017  July 30, 2017

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail: kongres2017hlu@gmail.com

Submission Confirmation:
An acknowledgement of the receipt of an abstract will automatically be sent to the presenting author by e-mail upon submission. It is the responsibility of each individual to verify the acknowledgements and carefully review the abstracts.

Notification of Acceptance: June 25, 2017

abstracts can be accepted only in a limited number after individual agreement with the author(s).


Invited lectures: 30 min
Oral presentation: 10 min
Poster presentation: 5 min

Technical Equipment:
Overhead projector for PC (Microsoft Power Point file for Windows)

Speakers are kindly asked to prepare their oral presentations using PC program Microsoft Power Point file for Windows, and to give their presentations to official person (technical support person) in congress hall at least one hour before their lecture.

Posters will be displayed in the exhibition area on poster panelling. Posters would be 0.90 m wide x 1,2 m high. The authors will bring the posters in person. Supplies for mounting of posters will be provided by the Organizer.