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Interpretation of Epidemiologic Studies: Association vs. Causation

AUG.2.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring outlines the important differences between Association and Causation in the interpretation of epidemiologic studies.

Randomized Controlled Trials

AUG.15.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring delineates the different types of Randomized Control Trials and their best uses.

Principles of Study Design and Analysis: Cohort Studies

AUG.15.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring delineates the different types of Randomized Control Trials and their best uses.

Principles of Study Design and Analysis: Case-Control Studies

AUG.18.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring discusses the principles of study design and analysis for case-control studies, cohort studies, and randomized clinical trials.

SPECIAL ISSUES: Confounding and Effect Modification

AUG.22.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring goes into detail about the special issue of confounding in epidemiologic studies, and also a complementary but different issue called effect modification.

SPECIAL ISSUES: P-values and Confidence Intervals; Power and Sample Size

AUG.22.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring discusses the special issue of chance as an explanation of findings in epidemiologic studies, and in particular about p-Values versus Confidence Intervals and the issue of power related sample size.

Sceening for Early Disease Detection: Not as simple as it seems

AUG.23.2013 | Julie E. Buring
Dr. Buring weighs in on the pros and cons of screening for early disease detection, as well as important considerations when looking at disease screening data.



Pearls of Laboratory Medicine

Methodology: Immunoassays

JUN.2.2011 | Frederick G. Strathmann


Thyroglobulin and Thyroglobulin Antibody

JUN.16.2011 | Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

AUG.1.2011 | David G. Grenache

Heavy Metals: Lead, Arsenic, and Mercury

NOV.1.2011 | Paul J. Jannetto

Analytical Validation of Body Fluid Testing

JUN.27.2012 | Darci Block

Cortisol and Cushing's Syndrome

JUL.6.2012 | Amy L. Pyle

Point-of-Care Testing

JUL.12.2012 | Dina N. Greene

Lactate and Lactic Acidemia

AUG.9.2012 | Dennis J. Dietzen

Acute Vaginitis

OCT.19.2012 | Ingibjörg Hilmarsdóttir

HLA Basic Terminology and Nomenclature

JUN.20.2018 | Gizem Tumer

Antinuclear Antibody Testing

NOV.30.2018 | Danyel Tacker

Calibration Verification and Linearity: Regulatory Requirements and Application to Coagulation Assays

FEB.25.2019 | Lauren Pearson

Maple Syrup Urine Disease and Other Disorders of Branched Chain Amino Acid Catabolism

FEB.28.2019 | Stephen Roper

Von Willebrand Disease

MAR.19.2019 | Kristi Smock

Inherited Disorders of the Urea Cycle

MAR.25.2019 | Van Leung-Pineda

Cell Sorting Using Flow Cytometry

JUN.10.2019 | Michael Timm

Clostridioides difficile

NOV.6.2019 | Margaret E McCort

Procalcitonin Testing and Antibiotic Stewardship

JAN.15.2020 | Nadia Ayala-Lopez

ACTH and Cortisol

SEP.8.2020 | Jieli Shirley Li

Candida auris

SEP.15.2020 | Seunghyug Kwon