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Test Sums Up Viral History

A new technology requires just a simple drop of human blood to provide a detailed roadmap of a person’s viral history.

TOP AACC ARTERY DISCUSSIONS

Managing Mobile Phone Use in the Lab

An AACC member wants to know how others manage the use of mobile phones in the laboratory, and wonders if other members ask lab staff to leave phones in their lockers or only allow their use on breaks.

Most respondents have stated that their labs have some policy in place that prohibits mobile phone use in the lab, though some commented on how difficult it is to keep it enforced.

FEATURED AACC WEBINAR

Understanding and Developing Quality Metrics

This free AACC webinar will provide expert advice on quality metrics used to assess test utilization, turnaround time, analytical errors, and other performance characteristics and how to use this data to improve performance and meet your institution’s quality goals.

AACC’S ONLINE COMMUNITY

Connect With Your Laboratory Medicine Colleagues

AACC Artery is an online community where AACC members can engage with each other to find answers to questions, share knowledge, and refine ideas about scientific practice and research issues, lab management, and career advancement.

PATIENT CARE

AACC’s Lab Tests Online is the premier online patient resource on lab testing. Developed in collaboration with 16 other laboratory associations, Lab Tests Online effectively educates patients and their loved ones about their lab tests. At the same time, the peer-reviewed site teaches users about the critical role that laboratory testing plays in the practice of medicine. The site is used regularly by laboratorians, physicians, and other medical professionals who need to quickly confirm their understanding of a test or who seek help in talking about testing with their patients. Lab Tests Online has been translated and adapted by 16 partner sites around the globe.

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.