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Quality of HbA1c, 2011

In 2011, Clinical Chemistry published an update on the status of hemoglobin A1c measurement and goals for improvement.Update on HbA1c quality goals and performance requirements. NGSP and CAP have been actively tightening standards in an effort to improve method performance. So, in light of these efforts, has there been improvement? If so, how much? And how much further do methods need to improve, given the clinical use and demands on the test?

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