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Is Immunodifferential A Game Changer For Hematology?


Peter Gambell will reviews the correlation of the Abbott Alinity hq system’s differential results with the manual differential reference method and the proposed ICSH immunodifferential method. He also illustrates the performance and value of connecting these methods through patient case reviews from his laboratory.



Peter Gambell
Director of Operations of Pathology, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
(Melbourne, Australia)


The Art And Science Of Haematology Morphology

Daniel Pelling (London, United Kingdom) reviews the mechanics behind slide making and the importance of morphology in clinical diagnosis. He also discusses implementation of staining protocols, as well as troubleshooting stain quality.

Alinity hq Sigma Metrics

Sten Westgard explains how sigma metrics are derived from the TEa target and the actual imprecision and bias of a particular assay/device. Discussion will include real life results obtained by various hematology analyzers as well as the impact on a laboratory’s quality control strategy of measuring the analytical performance using the Six Sigma scale.

Significance of MCHr biomarker in Diagnosis of Iron Deficiency Anemia

Dr. Nita Munshi (Pune, India) will review the global impact of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and describe iron metabolism, absorption, regulation, and storage. She will also talk about laboratory diagnosis of IDA, including new parameters and share results of IDA study performed on Abbott’s Alinity hq CBC analyzer.
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