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  • Roche TL alarms

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    Is anyone with Roche Cobas 8000 lines experiencing "TL alarms"? Both our lines are experiencing these alarms and multiple parts have been replaced, but no root cause has been identified. ------------------------------ Xander van Wijk, Ph.D., DABCC Assistant ...

  • Hi all, Which equation does your institution use to report eGFR in pediatric patients? Do you use historic height information from the chart? thanks! Lusia Sepiashvili, PhD Clinical Biochemist

  • Hello Informatics Division Members, Please see below for the list of Divisional Events occurring in Chicago.   Note: We have an excellent speaker in David McClintock, MD presenting at the Division luncheon (and always great food!) See you there! ...

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    Thanks - sorry for the oversight. ------------------------------ Dr. Daniel T. Holmes, MD FRCPC Division Head, Clinical Chemistry St. Paul's Hospital Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6 Canada blog: www.labrtorian.com ...

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    Darn, this thread just ignited a new discussion in our system!  I  agree with David in assessing the risk of an adverse patient event after a patient is dosed.  If that risk is extremely low, and I suspect so, then I think what process best serves the ...

  • This is a great case! Given the level of hypoglycemia, insulin should be suppressed. In this patient insulin is at an inappropriate level given the degree of hypoglycemia, hence it is hyperinsulinemia. Insulin should be < 3 if glucose is < 55. It can ...

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    We have adopted the CALIPER ranges for several analytes as well and as mentioned above, verification or validation is largely impractical in a pediatric setting, where access to waste blood volumes for studies is limited, and blood on healthy children ...