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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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Moving to the Electronic Medical Record: Entry and Presentation of Laboratory of Observations
5/29/2012 9:40 AM |
Gregory J. Buffone, PhD
Difficult transitions are simply part of life and unfortunately it is often impossible to anticipate and prepare for consequent changes. In my experience the conversion from a paper to an electronic medical record (EMR) certainly qualifies as one of the sea changes in health care, and while I ant...(
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Do You Remember? Analyzers of Yesteryear
5/22/2012 9:20 AM |
Larry J. Kricka DPhil, FACB, CSci, CChem, FRSC, FRCPath
The pace of technological advance in our everyday life seems ever faster – the internet, cell phones, tablets, mp3s, Skyping, email, Tweets, texting, satellite maps, gps, not to mention blogging (!) – these have all emerged in recent memory. In the clinical laboratory, the pace of change has also...(
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Which Is the RIGHT Equation for Calculating eGFR?
5/15/2012 9:10 AM |
Jack Zakowski, PhD, FACB
Which is the RIGHT equation for calculating eGFR? Unfortunately, the answer may be “that depends”. Creatinine and BUN/Urea have long been used as markers of renal function, though creatinine has more recently gained prominence. It was recognized a decade ago that there was significant variation ...(
Posted at 5/15/2012 9:10 AM | Tags:
Pediatric Reference Intervals: Current Gaps and New Initiatives
5/8/2012 11:59 AM |
Khosrow Adeli, PhD, FCACB, FACB, DABCC
Pediatric healthcare is critically dependent on availability of accurate and precise laboratory tests/biomarkers of pediatric disease, and on availability of "reference intervals" (or “normal values”) to allow appropriate clinical interpretation. Children are not small adults; child deve...(
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