IN CLINICAL LABORATORY NEWS

On the Hunt for MRSA

Researchers leverage genome sequencing to track the spread of this deadly bacteria in hospitals and the community.

FEATURED AACC ARTERY SOLUTION

Hemoglobin A1c: HPLC vs. CE

An AACC member asked the Artery for insights into the pros and cons of the Bio-Rad HPLC vs. Sebia CE for HbA1c measurements. Most respondents lean toward either the Bio-Rad D-100 or D-10, though one member using the D-10 experienced some issues with Hb variants. Another member emphasized that the ability to detect the absence or presence of hemoglobinopathies is a critical factor when picking an HbA1c platform.

PATIENT CARE

Lab Tests Online

AACC’s labtestsonline.org helps patients better understand the many clinical laboratory tests that play a critical role in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating a broad range of conditions, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and infectious diseases. Lab Tests Online content is peer-reviewed and is available in 13 languages through 15 sites around the globe.

AACC LEARNING LAB

Adaptive Online Learning for Lab Professionals

AACC Learning Lab is designed to help laboratory medicine experts expand their knowledge. Developed in collaboration with NEJM Group and Area9 Learning, this program uses revolutionary adaptive technology to deliver precisely the gold standard lab medicine content the learner needs.

About AACC

AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.