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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Good question @David Grenache, PhD, DABCC, MT (ASCP) I agree with all your points - I would add this extra information to the cover sheet of the binder that contains all the data and graphs and director signature. ​ ------------------------------ Adil ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Anybody has experience of SNP proficiency test?  Any guideline or literature to share?  Thanks! Wenfang

  • Wow! Thank you all for this very helpful information and the education. Upon discussing this with my technical staff, I was asked if immunoturbidimetric methods for albumin would be more accurate across species. Thoughts from this group? ------------------------------ ...

  • Posted in: North Carolina

    Dear Artery members, The NC Local AACC Section is offering three free webinars this Fall. See below for updated information regarding the October webinar link. # Note:  since its just an updated link and If you have already registered, you do not need ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Dear Artery members, The NC Local AACC Section is offering three free webinars this Fall. See below for updated information regarding the October webinar link. # Note:  since its just an updated link and If you have already registered, you do not ...

  • ICP-MS quantitation

    So, I am a little confused.  I actually thought the standard strategy for determining the concentration of an unknown metal by ICP-MS could be related to the concentration of the internal standard times the ratio of the intensity of the peak of interest ...

  • RE: Hemolysis Protocol

    Posted in: Open Forum

    Haptoglobin testing in the setting of inflammation can be difficult. False positives can be seen during improper specimen preparations, cirrhosis, elevated estrogen states, and hemodilution. False negatives during hypersplenism and medications such as ...

  • RE: Preeclampsia

    Posted in: Open Forum

    I am not aware that the urinary adipsin test (adipsin/Cr ratio) is FDA approved. Adipsin is also known as complement factor D which cleaves cell-surface bound factor B to Ba + Bb. C3bBb is the C3 convertase of the alternative C' pathway. C3bBb is stabilized ...