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This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “A New Era in Down Syndrome Screening: Integrated Risk Assessment,” which was originally held December 7, 2011. For more than four decades, prenatal screening for Down syndrome has been an important c...


This webcast originally aired as a live webinar on March 12, 2013. Dr. William Catalona, one of the first researchers to recognize the value of PSA in screening men for prostate cancer, provides a comprehensive overview of the tests currently bein...


This webcast originally aired as a live webinar sponsored by AACC on April 23, 2013. Measurement of steroid hormones is clinically important in reproductive medicine, cancer diagnosis and management, routine newborn screening, evaluation of adrena...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar "An Update on Clinical Applications for Vitamin D Testing" which was originally held January 26, 2012. Vitamin D is a high-volume assay in clinical laboratories around the world, but proper applicatio...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Analytical and Clinical Issues Regarding Contemporary and High Sensitivity cTn Assays,” which was originally held January 10, 2012. High-sensitivity troponin tests may be able to quickly rule out acu...


This downloadable file contains the proceedings of the AACC webinar “Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Issues and Answers,” held May 11, 2011. Due to the unique challenges of antiphospholipid testing and interpretation of results, clinical...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Best Practices in Clinical hCG Testing: An Update,” which was originally held October 31, 2012.  Biochemical determination of pregnancy has for years depended on hCG assays, but hCG is also us...


This webcast originally aired as a live webinar sponsored by AACC on July 9, 2013. During this program, Dr. James Otvos describes how LDL and HDL cholesterol became the standard of care in the U.S. for assessing and managing LDL- and HDL- related ...


Learning objectives: The learner will be able to describe where bilirubin comes from and its basic metabolism, compare conjugated versus unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia, including causes of each discuss causes and treatments for neonatal hyperbi...


This downloadable file contains the proceedings of the AACC webinar “Biological Variation: Adding Value to Laboratory Results,” held November 17, 2010. During this program, Callum G. Fraser, PhD, the author of AACC’s top-selling book "Bi...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury: Now and the Future” which was originally held September 11, 2012. There is a growing need to provide timely and accurate diagnosis of AKI to allow for the implemen...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Biomarkers for CKD: Glomerular Filtration and Progression of Kidney Disease” which was originally held July 10, 2012. Early detection and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) reduces the incid...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Biomarkers for CKD: Urine Albumin and Multi-markers” which was originally held August 14, 2012. Urine albumin is now widely used to identify and monitor patients with kidney damage or disease, but me...


This is a recorded version of the AACC webinar “Biomarkers of Heart Failure: Current Status and Future Promise,” which was originally held February 14, 2012.  BNP and NT-proBNP have become popular tests for diagnosing acute dyspnea and possib...


This downloadlable file contains the proceedings of the AACC webinar “Biorepositories: Worth Their Weight in Gold,” held March 2, 2011. The proper collection, storage, and tracking of samples is critical when creating a high quality specimen ...


Learning objectives: The learner will be able to discuss the differences between high sensitivity and regular assays, and explain where these assays have been adopted and the difficulty in the development of cardiac troponin assays.Target audi...


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Learning objectives: Learners will be able to discuss several recent studies of immunosuppressants, chemotherapy, and antidepressants that used mass spectrometry, and the reasons mass spectrometry is needed in therapeutic drug monitoring.Target ...


Learning objectives: The learner should be able to discuss the major health problem of colorectal cancer and the various options for screening for significant colorectal neoplasia, list the advantages and disadvantages of gFOBT, the advantages and...


This webcast originally aired as a live webinar co-sponsored by AACC and Seattle Children’s Hospital on March 14, 2013. Labs that have embraced more automated technologies are now more focused on the efficient production of test results, but in so...


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