This special Issue related to newborn screening for Sickle Cell disease and other hemoglobinopathies tried to cover the most widely faced challenges in the field of newborn screening for SCD.
Immunotherapies for Multiple Myeloma, like the monoclonal antibody daratumumab, can create false positive IgG Kappa bands on Immunofixation gels. This paper describes best practice guidelines for using the Hydrashift assay to remove daratumumab interference from Immunofixation gels.
This article assesses the performances of the different manufacturers and technologies (HPLC and CE) for Hb A2 measurement using both International Reference Reagent for HbA2 (WHO IRR 89/666) and analysis of three whole blood specimens over a range of HbA2, distributed to 56 laboratories located in 14 different countries.
Pitfalls and caveats in α1-antitrypsin deficiency testing: a guide for clinicians.
Evaluation of Sebia’s isoelectrofocusing kit for A1AT with HYDRASYS.
IFCC CDT-Working Group standardized the CDT measurement.
Article from Jean Deenmamode, IFCC CDT working group chair in CLI magazine.
2005 Multiple sclerosis consensus criteria includes CSF IgG oligoclonal bands.