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  • ​ Dear division members, Kindly find the attached letter on behalf of Prof. Leslie Lai, Chair of  IFCC Education & Management Division, announcing a call for nominations for one Member position within the EMD Executive Committee. Interested candidates ...

  • RE: ISTAT Chem 8

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    Do you know if your iStat is set to K2EDTA or K3EDTA?  When we changed to K3, it made the results much more accurate.  CB Options Dropdown According ...

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    And the winners are..... Artery Mug: @Mike Black, MT(ASCP), DLM(ASCP) and @Kat Pomasl ! Artery Selfie-Stick: @Mitchell McGill, PhD and @Susan Orton, PhD, ABMLI, MT (ASCP) ! Artery Tote Bag: @Marquita Robinson, MT (ASCP) and Rejwi Dahal. Congratulations! ...

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  • RE: D-100

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    We will be validating a D-100 in the next few months, so I am interested in any answer as well.  Anyone? ------------------------------ Shannon Kastner, CLS, MT(ASCP) Special Chemistry and Toxicology Supervisor UCSF @ Zuckerberg San Francisco General ...

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    ​For 10 samples I'll use Student t-test

  • Happy Friday everyone! I'm looking to benchmark industry standard on how everyone does (or doesn't) document open stability, in the context of lot/expiration per study basis. Historically, we have always documented lot/expiration on a study-event basis.  ...

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    I agree with Ram and the suggestion for the HIL control material from Biorad. But I recommend caution when using this new control material. Talk to your instrument manufacturer whether they have tested those controls. They are not suitable for all ma ...

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     I am under the  impression that calculated Oxygen saturation is not that reliable and it has many variables to influence the calculation (calculated value assume that the patient has normal O2 affinity, normal 2,3-DPG concentration, and no dyshemoglobin ...