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Understanding and Managing Interferences in HbA1c Testing

Understanding Interferences in HbA1c Testing
  • Copyright: 2014
  • Duration: 60 mins.
  • Author: Ross Molinaro, Trefor Higgins and Nichole Korpi-Steiner
  • Speaker: Ross Molinaro, Trefor Higgins and Nichole Korpi-Steiner

Price: $119.00

Member Price: $99.00

This is a recorded version of an AACC live webinar that was held December 11, 2014.Because HbA1c testing is now recommended for diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes, as well as monitoring of mean glycemia, there is an increased emphasis on ensuring the accuracy of HbA1c test results. During this lively 60-minute webinar, you will learn more about the complexities of HbA1c testing and the factors that can affect the accuracy of your test results. The main speaker for the program is Dr. Ross Molinaro, but at various points during the program, Dr. Molinaro stops for discussions with panelists Professor Trefor Higgins and Dr. Nichole Korpi-Steiner, who weigh in with their experiences and case studies. View this webinar and learn what the main sources of HbA1c test interferences are; the latest information on how instrument bias, hemoglobin variants and altered red blood cell turnover can affect HbA1c results; and what your lab can do to manage and lessen the impact of interferences on HbA1c testing.