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IN CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

New Screening Assay for Synthetic Cannabinoids

G.L. Streun, A.E. Steuer, S.N. Poetzsch, et al. show that a random forest strategy combined with metabolomics enables an effective response to emerging synthetic cannabinoids. Biomarkers identified by this approach may also be integrated in routine screening methods.

FEATURED AACC ARTERY CONVERSATION

AACC Artery Article Club

This month’s Artery Club paper, Evaluation of Preanalytical Point-of-Care Testing Errors and Their Impact on Productivity in the Emergency Department in the United States, evaluates records of the cartridge-based i-STAT blood analyzer used at the emergency department of an academic hospital. What is your takeaway from the paper?

AACC CERTIFICATION

Applications for POCT Certification Are Open

AACC is accepting applications from June 6, 2022 to August 31, 2022 for the Certified Point-of-Care Testing Professional (CPP) exam. Apply today to stand out as someone who has gone above and beyond to demonstrate proficiency in POCT.

AACC CAREER CENTER

Looking for a Job in Laboratory Medicine?

AACC’s Career Center features job listings from hundreds of clinical laboratories across the world and is updated daily with positions that range from lab technician to medical fellow and lab director.

About AACC

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