September 2016 Cheat Sheet

Human anti-mouse antibody interference in D-dimer assays.

Dr. Mirta Arias asks about chilling the reaction specimens after Bethesda titer incubation and prior to quantifying the residual factor VIII.

Heather DeVries asks about how many GQ repetitions are necessary for recalibration.

Michelle Fahs asks about techniques for managing specimens when the hematocrit is greater than 55%

September 2016 Quick Question: Hemolysis

George's Bangor presentations.

Dr. Samir Patel presents an interesting case of bleeding with all normal coagulation lab results.

Vicki Cardone plans to discontinue the bleeding time.

Kirk Guyer speculates about using citrated whole blood for PTTs.

A patient asks about cell-free DNA testing on a specimen collected while on low molecular weight heparin therapy.