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.
The HYDRASHIFT portfolio include IVD test to mitigate interferences seen in immunofixation result for patient treated with isatuximab or daratumumab.
IFCC CDT-Working Group standardized the CDT measurement.
Article from Jean Deenmamode, IFCC CDT working group chair in CLI magazine.
2017 Mc Donald Criteria for multiple sclerosis diagnosis includes CSF IgG oligoclonal bands.
2005 Multiple sclerosis consensus criteria includes CSF IgG oligoclonal bands.
Hemoglobin C, D Punjab, E or S trait can interfere with hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) results depending on the method of analysis used. Therefore, it is important to know the limitations of the method used for HbA1c determination.