In this webinar, Dr. Harteveld will discuss the basic construction, genetic and inheritance of hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies. His talk will help you understand the clinical impact of several hemoglobinopathies and the importance of prevention and management. Concluding the webinar, Dr. Harteveld will review and demonstrate the use of the three part flowchart of Hemoglobinopathy screening. Using several high-complexity examples of clinically significant hemoglobinopathies, and including Capillary Electrophoresis and HPLC techniques.
HbA1c is routinely used in the clinical laboratory to diagnose and monitor diabetes mellitus. Many methods have been standardized to provide precise and accurate results for normal patients. For the other common Hb variants, most of the methods are now relatively free of analytical interference.