Making the Transition to Capillary Electrophoresis

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Date:JUN.23.2015 2:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Price: $0.00

Member Price: $0.00

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DESCRIPTION

Capillary electrophoresis (CE) as an analytical method is beginning to replace many conventional clinical laboratory methods, such as gel electrophoresis and high-performance liquid chromatography. CE is fast, versatile, and highly automatable. Now that reliable, high-resolution instruments with multiple capillaries are commercially available, CE may soon be used routinely in clinical laboratories for certain analyses. Many labs already use it for evaluating monoclonal gammopathies, for immunosubtraction as an aid to serum protein electrophoresis, for hemoglobin electrophoresis in evaluating hemoglobinopathies, and for quantitation of HbA1c. During this 60-minute webinar, Dr. Kazunori Murata of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will explore what labs need to know when making the transition from gel-based to capillary-based serum protein electrophoresis.

Kazunori Murata

TARGET AUDIENCE

Laboratory directors, managers, supervisors, and other laboratory professionals interested in moving to or using capillary-based platforms for serum protein electrophoresis.

SPEAKER

Kazunori Murata, PhD, DABCC, Assitant Attending Clinical Chemist, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Program

Join AACC for this 60-minute webinar and learn what you need to know to make the transition from a gel-based to a capillary-based platform for serum protein electrophoresis.
During the program, Dr. Murata will discuss:

  • How capillary electrophoresis works
  • The benefits and limitations of performing serum protein electrophoresis by capillary electrophoresis
  • Taking advantage of immunosubtraction
  • Tips for how to make a successful transition from gel to capillary electrophoresis for serum protein electrophoresis

Dr. Murata will also answer participant questions during a live Q&A at the end of the webinar.

Technical Requirements

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Continuing Education

AACC designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 ACCENT credit hours towards the AACC Clinical Chemist's Recognition Award. AACC is an approved provider of continuing education for clinical laboratory scientists in the states of California, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Rhode Island, and West Virginia. (ACCENT-approved programs are also accepted by ASCLS for continuing education credit.)

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to AACC Customer Service no later than June 11, 2015. Written cancellations received by this date will qualify for a refund, less a $35 processing fee. Cancellations received after this date will not be eligible for a refund; however, a substitute may attend the program provided a written notice is faxed or sent via email. Please send cancellation and substitution notices to AACC customer service at +1.202.887.5093 (fax) or custserv@aacc.org (e-mail).

Registration/Order Form

Registration for this webinar is by site—one computer connection and phone connection per registration. Several business days prior to the webinar, AACC will e-mail you instructions on how to participate. These instructions will include a phone number for you to call to listen to the audio portion of the Webinar and a URL where you can log-in on a computer to participate in the visual portion of the webinar. If you cannot register online, complete this PDF registration form and fax or mail it along with your payment.

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