Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | Noon–1 p.m. CT
This “Continual Improvement” presentation will provide a review of regulatory and accreditation updates that have the potential to affect laboratory operations.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Nancy Wengenack, Ph.D., will provide an overview of the current Mycobacterium chimaera outbreak and discuss what is known regarding the source of Mycobacterium chimaera infection. In addition, she will discuss the clinical features of the disease and the recommended laboratory tests that can assist with the diagnosis of Mycobacterium chimaera infections.
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., and Brooke Katzman, Ph.D., discusses current trends in biotin consumption and practical strategies for clinical laboratories to prevent misdiagnosis and mitigate patient safety risks from biotin interference.
In this month’s “Hot Topic”, Dr. Robin Patel, will give the final presentation in a 4 part series on the use of syndromic molecular panels in the diagnosis of infectious diseases.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 11 a.m.–Noon CT
This webinar will provide an overview of novel biomarker discoveries and advances being made in the study of autoimmune gliopathies.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., will provide you with an overview of the potential differences in potassium levels that may occur when testing capillary blood versus a venous sample.