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Safety Tips for Laboratorians

These safety tips can help laboratorians accomplish laboratory tests properly.

Safety Tips

TitleDate
How Laboratorians Can Safely Calculate Workload for FDA-Approved Semi-Automated Gynecologic Cytology Screening Devices [ARCHIVED] 7/27/10
Sodium Azide Solutions: Potential for Explosions from Improper Handling and Disposal [ARCHIVED] 10/9/09
Detection of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus by Laboratory Testing [ARCHIVED] 4/30/09
Troponin: What Laboratorians Should Know to Manage Elevated Results [ARCHIVED] 8/26/05
Important Issues for Allergen-Specific IgE Testing [ARCHIVED] 3/15/06
Blood Glucose Meters: Getting the Most Out of Your Meter [ARCHIVED] 2/29/08
C-Reactive Protein (CRP): The Differences Amongst Various Assays [ARCHIVED] 3/15/06
Cautions in Using Rapid Tests for Detecting Influenza A Viruses [ARCHIVED] 7/30/07
Blood Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Assays: What Laboratorians Should Know about False-Positive Results [ARCHIVED] 11/10/05
Home Pregnancy Tests – How to Use a Popular Test Wisely [ARCHIVED] 4/2/04
Practice Caution in Using Bio-Rad Platelia™ Aspergillus EIA [ARCHIVED] 5/16/03
Use of Backup Testing for Negative Rapid Group A Strep Tests [ARCHIVED] 11/5/03
Follow Good Laboratory Practices with Waived Laboratory Tests [ARCHIVED] 4/2/04
Performance and Cautions in Using Rapid Influenza Virus Diagnostic Tests [ARCHIVED] 9/21/06
Built-in Controls for Single Use Disposable Tests [ARCHIVED]
Common Problems with the Use of Glucose Meters at the Point of Care [ARCHIVED] 5/1/03
Make Sure Glucose Meters Used in Testing Neonates are FDA Cleared for Testing in Neonates [ARCHIVED] 6/19/03
Useful Tips to Increase Accuracy and Reduce Errors in Test Results from Glucose Meters [ARCHIVED] 7/14/03
Reporting Problems with Laboratory Tests and Equipment [ARCHIVED] 8/1/08

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