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Sep 10, 2019 5:21pm
Thanks to Elaine Benoit, Precision BioLogic Inc., for the heads-up on this newly released hemophilia study revealing a higher prevalence than previously reported. Also, the life expectancy disadvantage data are striking.
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Sep 9, 2019 3:06pm
Click or tap September 3, 2019 UAB News for an article featuring X. Long Zheng, MD, PhD, Robert B.
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Sep 4, 2019 5:30pm
George, I would like to get your thoughts and references if possible about the "proper" amount of blood to discard before drawing samples for coagulation testing. In the current environment of minimizing blood waste and limiting volume of blood draws, we are reviewing our current policy. Our current SOP states to draw and discard 20 cc of blood before coagulation tube draws. We cannot find documentation to support that amount and would like to reduce that amount with some justification. If you have any insights, we would greatly appreciate it. Thanks much. Bruce King, M.D. Director of Hematology laboratory
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Aug 31, 2019 10:18am
Please go to our September, 2019 Quick Question on the right, "A 25-YO experienced chronic soft tissue bleeding and poor wound healing. His PT , PTT , and PLT
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