Dr. Ali Sadeghi-Khomami, Precision BioLogic Inc., provided these in-depth technical questions about the Nijmegen Bethesda Assay (NBA), which we use to quantitate specific factor inhibitors such as anti-factor VIII or anti-factor IX. George forwarded his questions to Connie Miller and Amanda Payne, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) who have been working on NBA accuracy and precision upgrades for several years. Here are Dr. Ali's questions and answers provided by Drs. Miller and Payne; thanks to all for your support.
Posts - Bleeding Disorders
Jun 29, 2017 7:38am
Jun 27, 2017 9:25am
George recommends the June, 2017 CAP Today article, Life-threatening Bleeding--What's the Right Call? The article features Drs. Theresa Nester and Tom DeLoughery and provides practical advice for massive blood loss and transfusion protocols.
Jun 27, 2017 9:02am
Jun 19, 2017 8:10am
George has attached a Lancet open access article on the effectiveness of tranexamic acid in controlling post-partum hehorrhage. Thanks to John Gerlach, PhD, Director, Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program, Michigan State University for this timely information.