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External Quality Assessment of Glycated Hemoglobin in Iran: Comparison of Five Different Commercial Methods with Two Different Total Allowable Errors.

07:00 EST 1st December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "External Quality Assessment of Glycated Hemoglobin in Iran: Comparison of Five Different Commercial Methods with Two Different Total Allowable Errors."

Glycated hemoglobin (HbA) measuring has a critical role in the monitoring and diagnosis of diabetes. So, the analytical performance of its measuring method must be acceptable. Clinical laboratories should continuously monitor the performance of their commercial methods, both by using proper internal quality control (IQC) and by participating in external quality assessment schemes (EQAS).

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Name: Journal of medical biochemistry
ISSN: 1452-8258
Pages: 397-405

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