FEATURED AACC ARTERY SOLUTION

Lactate Critical Value

An AACC member’s institution calls the floor if lactate is ≥4.0 mmol/L—which is more for sepsis protocol than IEM in children—and asked the Artery if others could share their critical values for lactate for comparison. After seeing others’ responses, the original poster has decided to develop an order set for sepsis protocol where the first elevated result of lactate >2.0 will be called to the floor instead.

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 16 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.