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A new initiative among laboratory professionals aims to tackle confusion over test names and ensure clinicians order the right test, at the right time, for the right patient.

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Bench Matters

One laboratory describes how programming instruments has helped analyze results of icteric samples that exceed the acceptable I-index cutoff. Through an automated process, the instruments have the ability to determine one of three courses of action – dilute the sample, provide results with comments, or cancel the results altogether.

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Industry Playbook

Laboratory Stewardship

Regulatory Roundup

Special Supplement

CLN’s Special Supplement highlights five COVID-19- related initiatives in clinical laboratories that were recognized with “distinction” or with “achievement” in the 2020 UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Program.

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