Hematology - Performing Assays in Whole Dried Blood Spots
Can't see this email? View it online
   
  Hematology  
  The latest hematology news from News Medical  
 

#ALT# Clinical Impact of Accurate Hemoglobin Monitoring in Surgical and Critical Care Settings

Not all hemoglobin measurement methods provide quality results. Strategies to minimize preanalytical errors will also be discussed and evidence will be provided on the clinical impact of accurate hemoglobin testing in surgical and intensive care unit patients. Radiometer's on demand webinar describes solutions that provide accurate monitoring of total hemoglobin in critical care and surgical settings.

Find Out More
 
 
    KeysightPerforming Assays in Whole Dried Blood Spots
 
Dried blood spots (DBS) have several benefits over commonly used sample matrices for example plasma, serum, and even liquid whole blood. The key advantages are convenient sample collection, shipping, and storage. DBS can be gathered and delivered without the need for cold storage or freezing, taking away the need for freezers, a centrifuge, or even a phlebotomist
 
Learn More
 
 
   Capturing Circulating Leukemia Cells for Analysis by Flow CytometryCapturing Circulating Leukemia Cells for Analysis by Flow Cytometry
 
Researchers have developed a new methodology for the characterization of circulating leukemia cells, and other low-abundance cells, by flow cytometry.
 
 Acute Inflammation and the Leukocyte Adhesion Cascade
 
Acute Inflammation and the Leukocyte Adhesion CascadeThe movement of leukocytes from the circulatory system to the site of inflammation and subsequent attachment forms an integral part of the innate immune system. The three steps of leukocyte rolling, activation and adhesion in response to inflammation have been well-documented and studied.
 
 
 Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementia
 
Low or high levels of hemoglobin may increase risk of dementiaHaving either low or high levels of hemoglobin in your blood may be linked to an increased risk of developing dementia years later, according to a study published in the July 31, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 
 People who have a parent, sibling, or child with blood cancer have higher risk of disease
 
People who have a parent, sibling, or child with blood cancer have higher risk of diseaseNew data suggest that people who have a parent, sibling, or child with blood cancer have a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with the disease.