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APR 02, 2020 1:00 PM PDT

PANEL: Specimen Collection and Laboratory Safety

Speakers
  • Head of Virology Unit of KingMed Diagnostics
  • Deputy Director of Central Lab of DIAN Diagnostics
  • NACCCA Board Secretary, Clinical Fellow of UC San Francisco
  • Chairman of Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine, Director of Clinical Laboratory of PLA General Hospital, Chief Physician
  • Pathologist (ABP-AP/CP, Hem), Vice President of ADICON Medical Laboratories

Abstract

The following items will be discussed in this panel presentation:

  • How samples are collected and processed to be tested in reference laboratories
  • The Best practices in collecting respiratory (swab) specimens and the effective protection for sampling staff
  • The effective protection for laboratory professionals when handling blood, urine, stool, and respiratory specimens
  • Next-generation sequencing as it plays an important role in the diagnosis
  • The utility of nucleic acid test and antibody (IgM / IgG) test, i.e., importance of sampling locations, clinical sensitivity and specificity, time window for the test

 

This panel discussion is provided in collaboration with: 

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North American Chinese Clinical Chemists Association

The North American Chinese Clinical Chemistry Association (NACCCA) is a non-profit organization that currently serves hundreds of clinical chemists, scientists, physicians, and physicians from many different countries.

This panel discussion was organized by NACCCA and includes two additional scientific presentations. Laboratory methods, positive rate on various specimens, and method validation process will be introduced. The panel forum will focus on specimen collection process and safety for laboratory professionals.


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