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Can Oxidized Triglycerides Be a Risk Factor for Coronary Heart Diseases?
Is There Utility for Inflammatory Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease?
What Are the Effects of Key Covariates (Age, Sex, Ethnicity) on Reference Values for Fertility Hormones in Healthy Children and Adolescents ?
Four Commonly Utilized Immunoassays Fail to Detect TSH in a Cohort of Euthyroid Patients: Are TSH Assays Hyper-Selective?
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Where Did the A1c Go?
4/28/2011 3:21 PM |
William Winter, MD
The patient was a teenage African American female with a 2-week history of polyuria and polydipsia. There was no weight loss or nausea. She also presented with bilateral pain in her lower extremities and chest pain. During transit by EMS, her capillary glucose measured with a point-of-care device w...(
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Clinical Mass Spectrometry: A Technology That Every Clinical Laboratory Could Utilize
4/26/2011 9:03 AM |
Michael Bennett, PhD
Once upon a time, certainly far enough back in time to when I was a young trainee, clinical mass spectrometry was regarded as an art form. The whole process carried such an air of mystery that most sensible clinical laboratorians did their best to avoid issues such as the complex, smelly and so...(
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Crisis Values: A Changing Landscape
4/19/2011 8:09 AM |
Fritz F. Parl, MD, PhD
Ever since George Lundberg introduced the concept of critical laboratory values in the 1970s, medical technologists have considered it their duty to expeditiously validate and report these values by calling the respective patient units and reading the numbers to the caretaker. Critical value re...(
Posted at 4/19/2011 8:09 AM | Tags:
Why Can’t We Get Our Test Results Harmonized?
4/12/2011 8:04 AM |
W. Greg Miller, PhD, and Gary L. Myers, PhD
Clinical chemists have struggled for decades to achieve harmonized results for laboratory tests. Results from clinical laboratory measurement procedures must be equivalent to enable effective use of clinical guidelines for patient management. Unfortunately, some clinical practice guidelines bas...(
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