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Innovations in Hepatitis Testing

The World Health Organization has recognized five organizations and governments throughout the world for their pioneering hepatitis testing projects.

TOP AACC ARTERY DISCUSSIONS

10x Rule

An AACC member is wondering how others who use the 10x Rule as part of their QC tool chest make it work without being hobbled by it. Most respondents have advised caution when using 10x, and state that they use it as a warning rule rather than as a failure alert.

AACC FEATURED WEBINAR

A Diabetic Patient With No HbA1c

This AACC webinar will focus on the challenging case study of a patient with diabetes who lacked HbA1c, and will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of various HbA1c testing methods, pre-analytical factors affecting these measurements, and the current uses of HbA1c testing in clinical medicine.

AACC JOURNAL PODCAST

Fasting Not Routinely Required for Lipid Testing

Due to a lack of evidence that fasting is superior to nonfasting when evaluating the lipid profile for cardiovascular risk assessment, the European Atherosclerosis Society and the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine have issued a joint consensus statement that fasting should not be routinely required for determination of a lipid profile.

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 14 languages through 17 sites around the globe.

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