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Roche Vitamin D interpretive/reference ranges

JAN.05.2017
We are moving from LCMS to the Roche and I'm not comfortable that the references ranges are transferring very easily to the new method. Would members using the Roche Vitamin D assay mind sharing their interpretative/reference ranges? What are yours?

COM.04250 Comparability of Instruments/Methods Phase II

JAN.04.2017
If the laboratory uses more than one non-waived instrument/method to test for a given analyte, the instruments/methods are checked against each other at least twice a year for comparability of results. I would like to conduct a survey of what members are using as criteria to determine acceptability of results when comparing instrument/methods within CLIA bi annually. Share your criteria

Impact of PAMA?

JAN.04.2017
I'm hearing many concerns from our business admin on PAMA. Anyone else prepared for the impact PAMA will have on our practice? Contribute to the discussion

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