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    ​Arterians, Does anyone run the Capillarys 2 Flex for hemoglobin variant analysis who is also on EPIC 2015 (2016, 2017)? If so, could you share your experience interfacing the instrument? Thanks in advance, Joe ------------------------------ Joesph ...

  • On August 2nd, AACC joined allies in the laboratory community on a letter to lawmakers advocating for legislation to address the flaws in the implementation of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) that has resulted in steep cuts to laboratory ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Brian, Can you also please post a link to the website for proposals. Thank you for letting us know of this research funding opportunity. Adil

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    A helpful lab manager described our clinical lab's current 'glassware cleaning' and documentation thereof. Clean glassware with tap water and mild detergent. Allow to soak for a minimum of 5 minutes (no bleach).Rinse with tap water then several changes ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    We also do not calculate deltas.  However, we did develop a number of comments in conjunction with Pharmacy to aid in interpretation: Procalcitonin Interpretive Comment   The utility of procalcitonin is limited/NOT recommended in certain ...

  • Prolactin Dilution

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    Based on a previous post on this topic, its apparent that despite the markedly increased linearity of conventional prolactin assays; most (?all) still do a serial dilution, if asked, to rule out a high dose hook effect (HDHE). Of note, in my experience, ...

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    These blood samples will have very small to negligible amounts of radioactivity and the use of immunoassays or RIA should yield results without any issues. ------Original Message------ Hello all, I would like to ask what to do with blood samples ...

  • Hussain, When you registered you would have received an e-mail : Registration Confirmation - 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo If you go to that e-mail and click the link under "Registration Resource Center," it will take you ...

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