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*  Take a Walk With Me - AACC.org
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases. Alan Wu. Wednesday, July 29. 12:30 - 1:30 pm ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/CLN-Stat/2015/July/6/Take-a-Walk-With-Me.aspx
*  Laboratory Medicine: Advancing Quality in Patient Care - AACC.org
Infectious diseases can cause acute or chronic illness and death. Infectious diseases are one of the leading causes of death ... 551 cases of meningococcal disease are managed.. Infectious Diseases: The Laboratory's Role. Infectious diseases can be ... For diagnosing acute coronary disease, clinical laboratory professionals have developed a sophisticated test that measures ... Cardiovascular Disease Facts. CVD include a wide range of disorders that impact the heart and blood vessels. The diseases ...
https://www.aacc.org/Health-and-Science-Policy/AACC-Policy-Reports/2015/Laboratory-Medicine-Advancing-Quality-in-Patient-Care.aspx
*  The Race to Reduce Readmissions - AACC.org
... chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; pneumonia; acute myocardial infarction; coronary artery bypass graft surgery; ... When a hospital admits a patient, generally the goal is to resolve an acute problem so the patient can safely return home and ... The pressure to reduce readmissions is also being felt outside acute care settings as hospitals lean hard on nursing homes and ... They review that list and select the high-risk patients for enrollment in disease pathway-specific projects. This has proven to ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/Articles/2013/april/Readmissions.aspx
*  What is the diagnosis? - AACC.org
The diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) superimposed upon chronic kidney disease (CKD) was rendered. The creatinine [1.62 mg ... Is There Utility for Inflammatory Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease ... the possibility must be entertained that this is a post-transfusion sample in a person with sickle cell disease or sickle cell ... The clinician made an erroneous assumption that the patient had sickle cell disease when the patient presented with anemia, ...
https://www.aacc.org/community/national-academy-of-clinical-biochemistry/scientific-shorts/2013/what-is-the-diagnosis.aspx
*  Make Your Blood Count - AACC.org
... part in a unique blood drive that aims to establish a 99th percentile range for a key biomarker in diagnosing heart disease. ... AACC's Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Disease Division will be recruiting meeting attendees who meet certain criteria to ... AACC's Board of Directors recently approved a funding request from AACC's Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Disease Division ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will serve as the repository for these samples and will be in charge of ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/CLN-Stat/2015/July/13/Make-Your-Blood-Count.aspx
*  Persistent Hemolysis in a Patient with Pancreatitis - AACC.org
A 43-year-old man with a history of acute and chronic pancreatitis presented with a 1-day history of severe burning and ... The patient's other diagnoses were hypertriglyceridemia, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes. On physical examination, the ... The pain was similar to the patient's previous episodes of acute pancreatitis, for which he had had multiple hospitalizations. ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/Clinical-Chemistry/Clinical-Case-Studies/2012/Persistent-Hemolysis-in-a-Patient-with-Pancreatitis.aspx
*  Undetectable Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Activity in a Patient with Fulminant Hepatic Failure - AACC.org
There was no history of recent travel, alcohol or illicit drug use, or liver disease in her family. Viral hepatitis was ... The results of serology tests for acute infection with hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, or Epstein-Barr virus were ... The stigmata of chronic liver disease were absent, and the results of her neurologic examination were typical. She had ... Persistently Increased Acetaminophen Concentrations in a Patient with Acute Liver Failure. *The Consequences of Valproate ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/Clinical-Chemistry/Clinical-Case-Studies/2011/Undetectable-Serum-Alkaline-Phosphatase-Activity-in-a-Patient-with-Fulminant-Hepatic-Failure.aspx
*  On the Frontlines of the Opioid War - AACC.org
Berry will be addressing the addiction epidemic, the disease model of addiction, and the vital role MAT plays in managing ... federal guidelines on acute treatment, and use of Narcan in emergency situations? ... Addiction is a chronic, biopsychosocial disease, albeit a treatable one from which people can recover, observed co-presenter ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/cln-stat/2018/july/3/on-the-frontlines-of-the-opioid-war
*  The Earlier the Better - AACC.org
"The diagnosis of acute kidney injury currently happens only after the injury is present," Fitzgerald said. "Identifying early ... With CDC statistics showing that more than 10% of U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease, this diagnostic area affects ... In a Mid-Day short course today at 12:30 pm titled Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury, Robert Fitzgerald, PhD, John Kellum, MD, ... they may become the future of assessing acute kidney injury (AKI). New biomarkers are critical in this field, as researchers ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/Articles/2014/CLN-Daily-2014/The-Earlier-the-Better.aspx
*  Implementing High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assays - AACC.org
... assays promise better diagnostic accuracy for acute myocardial infarction, allowing earlier and more effective treatment for ... A position paper from the study group on biomarkers of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association. Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovas ... injury that might be related to structural heart disease. The task force highlighted numerous issues about delta cTn, including ... Acute Versus Chronic Myocardial Injury. The second major issue the task force took on was how to calculate the delta or serial ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/articles/2015/december/implementing-high-sensitivity-cardiac-troponin-assays.aspx
*  Improving Early Detection of HIV - AACC.org
People with acute infections are at the most infectious stage, and if they are misclassified as negative or indeterminate by ... Sometimes the infectious disease physicians haven't even known when a fourth-generation test was moved into use at their ... "Especially with new evidence now that initiating treatment during the acute phase has clinical benefit, I think that this study ... CDC proposed a new algorithm to improve detection of acute infections in 2010. This alternative algorithm calls for screening ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/Clinical-Laboratory-Strategies/2013/Improving-Early-Detection-of-HIV.aspx
*  Autoantibody Markers - AACC.org
Disease Definitions. Encephalitis. An inflammation of brain tissue, encephalitis presents with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ... In most cases, the manifestations of these syndromes are sub-acute and not associated with a tumor malignancy. The spectrum of ... PNS. Patients with PNS have clinical or sub-clinical malignancies, but the symptoms of the disease are not the result of direct ... Those related to autoimmune diseases fall into at least two broad categories based on the localization of the nervous system ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/articles/2012/march/autoantibody-markers.aspx
*  HIV Testing in Emergency Settings - AACC.org
... finds a study recently published in Annals of Emergency Medicine and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( ... "Patients present to the ED with symptoms of acute HIV infection but, in the past, due to imperfect technology, these infections ... finds a study recently published in Annals of Emergency Medicine and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( ... "Given nearly 25% of patients with a new HIV diagnosis in this study are acute infections, this translates into fewer HIV ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/cln-stat/2014/august/hiv-testing-in-emergency-settings.aspx
*  Adapting Next Generation Technologies to Clinical Molecular Oncology Service - AACC.org
Minimal Residual Disease Testing. Massive resequencing and enrichment techniques can be used to detect minimal residual disease ... For example, subtyping of acute myeloid leukemia is both old school (karyotype, fluorescent in situ hybridization, and/or PCR- ... But quantifying early response to induction-and later assessment of minimal residual disease-needs a test that is reliably ... The tumor markers should remain informative for the burden of disease despite clonal evolution over the course of multiple ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/articles/2015/october/adapting-next-generation-technologies-to-clinical-molecular-oncology-service
*  Regulatory Roundup - AACC.org
... designed to help determine if certain critically ill hospitalized patients are at risk of developing moderate to severe acute ... Kidney Disease. FDA Clears First Test to Assess Risk of Developing Acute Kidney Injury ... NephroCheck can help catch AKI before it worsens by detecting in urine two biomarkers associated with acute kidney injury: ... and that follows an injury to the kidney caused by a co-existing disease, infection, or other condition. AKI can cause fluid to ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/Articles/2014/november/Regulatory-Roundup.aspx
*  Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division
... acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and acute thromboembolic disease. ... monitoring and management of patients with acute cardiovascular diseases including, but not limited to, ... The objectives of the Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases (BACD) Division involve furthering the clinical, analytical ... and acute thromboembolic disease. Specific objectives include: *Advance knowledge in biomarkers of acute cardiovascular disease ...
https://www.aacc.org/community/divisions/biomarkers-of-acute-cardiovascular-diseases
*  Improving the Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury - AACC.org
... can take hours or days to respond to acute kidney damage. Discussed in this issue of Strategies, recent research supports the ... Acute kidney injury (AKI) greatly increases patients' risk for in-hospital death, and its incidence is increasing. However, ... For those that survive, AKI leads to an increased risk of chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease and mortality. Yet ... "We chose the ED because we felt that a good biomarker should be able to detect acute kidney injury in a broad range of patients ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/clinical-laboratory-strategies/2012/improving-the-diagnosis-of-acute-kidney-injury.aspx
*  The Sample - AACC.org
Most all the patients (83.1%) were males, and 91% experienced clinical signs or symptoms of acute intoxication. Three patients ... Negative Outlook on Chronic Kidney Disease. * JAN.17.2019. Article. On the Frontlines of Public Education About Diagnostic ...
https://www.aacc.org/Publications/CLN/Articles/2016/September/The-Sample-September-2016.aspx
*  History of Clinical Chemistry Division Awards
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division * Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division * Clinical Translational ...
https://www.aacc.org/Community/Divisions/History-of-Clinical-Chemistry/Awards.aspx
*  Division Speakers Bureau for Local Sections
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division * Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division * Clinical Translational ...
https://www.aacc.org/Community/Divisions/Division-Leadership-Resources/Division-Speakers-Bureau-for-Local-Sections.aspx
*  Maternal-Fetal Testing
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division * Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division * Clinical Translational ... Premature babies have lower survival rates than full-term babies and face long-term problems such as chronic lung disease, ...
https://www.aacc.org/Community/Divisions/Pediatric-and-Maternal-Fetal/Resource-Center/Maternal-Fetal-Testing.aspx
*  AACC Molecular Pathology Division Annual Merit Awards for Annual AACC Meeting Abstracts
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division * Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division * Clinical Translational ...
https://www.aacc.org/Community/Divisions/Molecular-Pathology/Awards/Annual-Merit-Awards.aspx
*  Endocrinology Division
Biomarkers of Acute Cardiovascular Diseases Division * Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division * Clinical Translational ...
https://www.aacc.org/community/divisions/endocrine
*  Poor Response to Thiopurine in Inflammatory Bowel Disease How to Overcome Therapeutic Resistance - AACC.org
Poor Response to Thiopurine in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How to Overcome Therapeutic Resistance? Click here to find the ... Survival of Acute Hypernatremia Due to Massive Soy Sauce Ingestion. *SYCL360 Tips on Abstract Writing ... Home // ... // Clinical Chemistry Trainee Council // CouncilChat // Poor Response to Thiopurine in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: ... Poor Response to Thiopurine in Inflammatory Bowel Disease How to Overcome Therapeutic Resistance. * ...
https://www.aacc.org/Clinical-Chemistry-Trainee-Council/Trainee-Council-In-English/CouncilChat/2013/Poor-Response-to-Thiopurine-in-Inflammatory-Bowel-Disease-How-to-Overcome-Therapeutic-Resistance.aspx
*  EMA, tTG Testing Have Limited Clinical Utility in Patients Already Diagnosed With Celiac Disease - AACC.org
... have low sensitivity in detecting persistent villous atrophy in patients with biopsy-confirmed celiac disease on gluten-free ... While useful in screening for celiac disease in patients who still are consuming gluten, tests that measure serum endomysial ... CK MB Myoglobin Testing Persist in Diagnostic Work up for Acute Myocardial Infarction ... While useful in screening for celiac disease in patients who still are consuming gluten, tests that measure serum endomysial ...
https://www.aacc.org/publications/cln/articles/2017/november/ema-ttg-testing-have-limited-clinical-utility-in-patients-already-diagnosed-with-celiac-disease