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Thought Management

Pre-Analytical Errors: An Overview and Approach to Prevention

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT Credits
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Date:JUL.3.2019 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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Dr. Joe El-Khoury will explain the current guidelines and activities for managing and reducing pre-analytical errors. He will also provide specific strategies that laboratories can use to help detect and prevent errors for accurate and timely results.


  • Define pre-analytical variation and its contribution to laboratory errors
  • Identify important guidelines and literature on pre-analytical variation
  • Identify common sources of pre-analytical variation
  • Describe how the lab can detect pre-analytical errors


Dr. Joe El-Khoury

Joe M. El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
Assistant Professor
Yale University
Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program Co-Director
Yale-New Haven Health
New Haven, CT


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