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  • ​ On behalf of Dr. Deanna Franke, I would like to encourage all of our community members to submit a Brown Bag proposal for the 70th AACC annual scientific meeting in The Windy City – Chicago! A Brown Bag session is a fantastic way to connect with a ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thank you Srinivas, it is always nice to hear others have had the same experience. Our tech specialist from Siemens was leading us to believe we were the only ones who have had this issue. I did not think about just keeping them at the core lab, thanks ...

  • Posted in: San Diego

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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    We removed it from our menu and directed physicians towards the stool antigen or the breath test.

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    Hi Jennifer, I think best practice is to use levels of control that are clinically significant.I agree that the use of levels of control should take into consideration the curve type used for testing but in some cases there is no clinical significance:low ...

  • Posted in: Northern California

    Don't forget to register for BayChem!  We have such an exciting program to share with you! It's less than a week away - w e look forward to seeing you ther

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    We use our own levels based on our clinical modifications to DOT (SAMHSA) cut-off levels. We are generally lower then or equal to them. Below are our screen tests and cutoff values. Amphetamines AMPH ng/mL 1000 Barbiturates ...

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    Good morning, I have three Sysmex pocHi 100i in use at my urgent care sites. They are a reliable instrument. The plus side is that very little day to day maintenance is necessary. Calibration every 6 months and loading of the controls every 12 ...