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NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Christine Snozek, PhD, DABCC, FACB
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​Introducing any form of change is challenging:  humans are change-resistant by nature, and this is even more true for those individuals whose personalities are well-suited for the clinical laboratory with its stringent regulations and SOP-driven nature.  That being said, change is inevitable even ...(Read More)
By Sutirtha Chakraborty, MD & William Winter, MD, DABCC, FACB
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​Case: A member of the technical staff informed the author that he had encountered a problematic sample. The technician stated that on centrifuging the sample (that had been collected in a gel vacutainer tube), proper separation of the cells and the serum did not occur (Figure 1, left side). He was...(Read More)