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Innovative Diagnostics Sigma Verification of Performance

Innovative Diagnostics has become the first (and fastest) private laboratory in Singapore to achieve the Verification of Performance in May 2016.  Further, it verified an additional branch (Camden) of the laboratory in September 2016. A total of more than 80 analytes, including chemistry, immunoassay, hormones and tumor markers on multiple instruments.

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Avoiding the Anguish of Ill-Advised Automation

Automation ("tracks") is marketed to laboratories as the solution to most if not all of their problems. But when done poorly, it can actually causes more problems than it solves. Take this opportunity to learn the inefficiencies that may befall a laboratory that selects the wrong automation solution.

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Sigma metric Analysis of a Sysmex XN

A recent study compared two different generations of the same hematology analyzer, Sysmex XN and Sysmex XE.  We would expect there to be a good comparability of results between the analyzers. We would expect that... 

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