NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Mario Plebani
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This Week’s Scientific Short was contributed by Dr. Mario Plebani, the 2014 AACC/NACB Award winner for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research.   Quality in laboratory medicine should be defined as the guarantee that each and every step in the total testing ...(Read More)
By Christine Snozek
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This post is part of an ongoing NACB Scientific Shorts series on professional development.  The series addresses issues relevant to early, mid-career, and experienced clinical laboratorians, with a focus on the people side of the job.   Have you ever listened to a member of management complaining...(Read More)
By Darci Block, PhD, DABCC
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It is well recognized that a majority of lab testing errors occur in the preanalytical phase prior to the blood sample being placed onto the laboratory analyzer (1).  The frequency at which such errors have been reported is summarized in the following figure, adapted from Cararro et. al. (2). Th...(Read More)
By Dina Greene, PhD
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​This post is part of an ongoing NACB Scientific Shorts series on professional development.  The series addresses issues relevant to early, mid-career, and experienced clinical laboratorians, with a focus on the people side of the job.    There is little that I value more in life than the develo...(Read More)
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