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Blood cell 'debris' could snare sports cheats

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By Andy Coghlan ATHLETES who cheat by injecting themselves with stored supplies of their own blood might soon be caught out. A telltale trail of debris could give the game away. Most “blood dopers” cheat by injecting themselves with the blood-boosting hormone erythropoietin, but there have been tests to detect EPO since 2000. Another way to dope blood is to periodically extract some of your own, store it and re-inject it before competitions. Some professional cyclists are alleged to have done this as part of a doping scandal that emerged in Spain in 2006,