2018 Conference Presentations

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Plenary Session 2018

Laboratory medicine standards: an update and how can you contribute to their development? Ms Linda Hendy, Standards Officer, National Standards Authority of Ireland


HbA1c, the last issues to be addressed

Dr Cas Weykamp, Queen Beatrix Hospital, Netherlands



Performance of HbA1c by your country, by your manufacturer and by your own lab, from a European perspective

Dr Cas Weycamp, Queen Beatrix Hospital,Netherlands


Atypical Body Fluids How should we assess quality of biochemical testing?

Dr Peadar McGing, Mater University Hospital


Implementation of the CKD-EPI formula for eGFR calculation

Dr Janice Reeve, St Vincent's University Hospital (SVUH)



Comparison of molecular techniques for detection of CPE

Ms Kate Byrne, Mater University Hospital


Retrospective analysis of samples referred for 16s rRNA

Mr Ian McCarthy, St. Vincent's University Hospital (SVUH)


Proficiency Testing or Quality Control? There is a difference and deciding on when which one is applicable

Mr Peter Penn, Microbiologics



Evaluation of recombinant blood group proteins in pre-transfusion and antenatal testing at the RCI laboratory

Ms Aisling Costelloe, Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS)