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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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Will Lead Screening by POC be Effective Given the Newly Recommended < 5 mcg/dL Reference Value?
1/8/2013 2:05 PM |
Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, DABCC, FACB
A blood lead level (BLL) threshold of > 10 mcg/dL has been in-use for over the past 20 years; however, with accruing evidence that low amounts of lead can cause deleterious effects in children, the Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (ACCLPP) concluded that there is no safe...(
Posted at 1/8/2013 2:05 PM | Tags:
Microtainer Tube Pros and Cons: Should We All Be Using Them?
6/5/2012 8:39 AM |
Brad S. Karon, MD, PhD, FACB
If you are like me, about once per quarter you get a call or email from an internal medicine resident, critical care fellow, or someone else charged with leading a quality improvement project about a brilliant idea they had for improving the quality of care in the adult ICU. “Lets draw all microt...(
Posted at 6/5/2012 8:39 AM | Tags:
TEG From the Sky
1/31/2012 8:28 AM |
Douglas F. Stickle, PhD, DABCC, FACB
My not-very-long experience as a POCT director is that large things can drop unexpectedly into the realm of the POCT program from great administrative heights. Such was a recent occurrence at our institution regarding startup of thromboelastography (TEG). TEG is not unknown in POCT, and educational...(
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POCT Fertility Tests: Are They Effective in the Health Care Setting?
11/8/2011 8:35 AM |
David G. Grenache, PhD, DABCC, FACB
The concept of performing lab tests in the privacy of one’s home is enticing which is one reason why home testing is such a lucrative industry. Arguably, the most popular of these are tests of fertility: ovulation prediction and pregnancy tests. Although less well-known, there are also home tests t...(
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