The second issue of eJIFCC for 2018 is now available. Guest edited by Dr Harjit Pal Bhattoa (Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Debrecen, HU), it focuses on Laboratory Investigation of Vitamin D and Bone Metabolism Markers. Given the pandemic of vitamin D insufficiency experienced on a global scale it is important to understand the laboratory implications pertaining to the determination of this not so easily measured analyte. The articles in the current issue consider the many aspects related to Vitamin D. Three further articles complete the edition.
The IFCC Task Force for Young Scientists invites you to join in for the sixth Complimentary Educational Webinar: Method Verification and Validation in Clinical Laboratories. Brought to you by the IFCC Task Force Young Scientists, this educational program focuses on good practices around method validation and verification in laboratories. Calendar is already available
Clinical laboratory testing plays an important role in the diagnosis, monitoring and prognostication of monoclonal gammopathies. Results are now available for the survey developed and conducted by the IFCC subgroup of the Working Group on the Harmonisation of Interpretive Commenting in EQA (WG-ICQA) to determine how clinical laboratories that perform routine protein testing for monoclonal gammopathy quantitate, interpret, and comment on M-proteins when reporting results.