IFCC Feed2019-12-11T23:41:33Z Insoft Feed Generator /ifcc-news/ IFCC eNews No 12 Dec 20192019-12-06T12:28:53Z /ifcc-news/2019-12-06-ifcc-enews-no-12-dec-2019/ IFCC Office
IFCC eNews: December 2019
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from the eNews editor
  • IFCC: THE PEOPLE
    • IFCC open positions
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • The Experience of a Young Scientist Speaker at APFCB
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC eNews
    • Cleveland Clinic's best practice receives recognition of distinction for innovations in laboratory stewardship
    • World renowned research leads to live-saving measurably better healthcare for patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
    • Cross-industry collaboration to improve detection and treatment of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • News from the Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry (JSCC)
    • News from the Confederación Unificada Bioquímica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
    • News from the Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)
    • News from the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML)
    • The stem cell euphoria – how far can we ride the wave?
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS
    • Calendar of IFCC Congresses/Conferences and Regional Federations' Congresses
    • Calendar of events with IFCC auspices
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Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine Survey2019-12-04T14:12:31Z /ifcc-news/2019-12-03-c-eblm-survey/ IFCC Office Committee on Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM) survey

The IFCC Committee on Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM) cordially invites you to participate in a survey about the application of Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM). Our objective is to determine how the principles of EBM are applied in Laboratory Medicine daily practice and the variability among institutions and professional fields, and to detect possible areas of improvement.

The questionnaire should take ten to fifteen minutes of your time and your participation is greatly appreciated. The answers will be kept strictly confidential and only used for training or research purposes: the privacy of individual respondents will be respected. 
Please click on the following link to begin the survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GW7QVCX
Deadline to complete the survey is : 8 January 2020
 
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Call for Nominations2019-12-02T14:19:50Z /ifcc-news/2019-12-02-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office =================

  • Education and Management Division Executive Committee
    • Executive Committee (EMD-EC) : one member position. Applications close on 15th December 2019.
    • Committee on Clinical Applications of Cardiac Biomarkers (C-CB): one member position. Applications close on 31st December 2019. 
    • Committee on Distance Learning (C-DL): two members positions. Applications close on  8th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Molecular Biology Curriculum (C-CMBC): two members positions. Applications close on 15th January.
    • Committee on Analytical Quality (C-AQ): one member position. Applications close on 22nd January 2020.
    • Committee on Evidence-based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM): one member position. Applications close on 29th January 2020.
    • Committee on Clinical Laboratory Management (C-CLM): one member position. Applications close on 5th February 2020.

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  • Congresses and Congresses Committee
    • Executive Committee (C-CC-EC): one member position. Applications close on 10th January 2020.

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Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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eJIFCC Vol 30 n° 42019-11-26T23:41:03Z /ifcc-news/2019-11-25-ejifcc-vol-30-n-4/ IFCC Office

eJIFCC Volume 30 no 4 - 2019

In this issue: Clinical flow cytometry in 2019
 
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1 Clinical flow cytometry in 2019
Guest editor: Katherina Psarra
2 Flow cytometric diagnosis of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: pearls and pitfalls – a critical review article
Bruno Brando, Arianna Gatti, Frank Preijers
3 Flow cytometric analysis of monocytes polarization and reprogramming from inflammatory to immunosuppressive phase during sepsis
Marilena Greco, Aurora Mazzei, Claudio Palumbo, Tiziano Verri, Giambattista Lobreglio
4 Evaluation of sample quality as preanalytical error in flow cytometry analysis in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Eszter Szánthó, Bettina Kárai, Gergely Ivády, Sándor Baráth, Marianna Száraz-Széles, János Kappelmayer, Zsuzsanna Hevessy
5 Immune cellular evaluation following newborn screening for severe T and B cell lymphopenia
Johannes Wolf, Karolin Dahlenburg, Stephan Borte
6 Flow cytometry in the diagnosis and follow up of human primary immunodeficiencies
Ulrich Salzer, Ulrich Sack, Ilka Fuchs
7 Past, present and future of flow cytometry in breast cancer – a systematic review
Maria Andreou, Evrysthenis Vartholomatos, Haralampos Harissis, Georgios S. Markopoulos, George A. Alexiou
8 Summer school in flow cytometry for immunology: report from a successful ESCCA experience
Katherina Psarra, Genny del Zotto, Alexandra Fleva, Areti Strati, Marianna Tzanoudaki, Silvia Della Bella

 

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2020 IFCC Distinguished Awards2019-11-28T12:37:58Z /ifcc-news/2019-11-14-ifcc-awards/ IFCC Office  

These triennial awards are the highest honours that IFCC can bestow to colleagues worldwide in recognition of their outstanding achievements, to publicize their exceptional research and other contributions that have improved medical and healthcare, and to stimulate and encourage other scientists to accelerate their efforts in advancing clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.

Read the call for nomination by Prof. Maurizio Ferrari, Chair of the Awards Committee.

 

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IFCC eNews No 11 Nov 20192019-11-12T22:49:49Z /ifcc-news/2019-11-12-ifcc-enews-no-11-nov-2019/ IFCC Office
IFCC eNews: November 2019
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDITORIAL
    • Message from the eNews editor
  • THE VOICE OF IFCC 
    • VLP Report from Marrakech, Morocco
    • News from the IFCC Committee for Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine (C-EBLM)
    • The IFCC-Abbott Visiting Lectureship Programme: Building bridges and exchanging knowledge
    • VLP Report from the Israel Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences: Cardiac Biomarker Symposium
  • IFCC: THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS
    • IFCC-TFYS Webinar Series: A tool for education, training & networking
    • IFCC-TFYS Lab-Surfing: connecting young scientists
    • IFCC Professional Exchange Programs: Unique opportunity for young scientists
  • CONTRIBUTE TO THE IFCC eNews
    • Serving the underserved: innovative viral hepatitis screening program enables timely detection
    • TriCore Reference Laboratories partners with MCO to improve prenatal care
    • Innovation, leadership and strategic partnerships trigger unprecedented outcomes in Dubai
  • NEWS FROM REGIONAL FEDERATIONS AND MEMBER SOCIETIES
    • Biomedical Society of Zambia and African Federation of Clinical Chemistry Collaborative Conference
    • African Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (AFCC) drive for continuous professional development
    • News from the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemistry (CSCC)
    • News from the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML)
    • News from European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFML)
  • IFCC'S CALENDAR OF CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES & EVENTS
    • Calendar of IFCC Congresses/Conferences and Regional Federations' Congresses
    • Calendar of events with IFCC auspices
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Call for Nominations2019-11-19T06:09:25Z /ifcc-news/2019-11-12-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office
  • Communications and Publications Division
    • Committee on Internet and eLearning (C-IeL): web editor position Applications close 30th November 2019.
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    • Education and Management Division Executive Committee
      • Executive Committee (EMD-EC) : one member position. Applications close on 15th December 2019.
      • Committee on Clinical Applications of Cardiac - Biomarkers (C-CB): one member position. Applications close on 31st December 2019. 
      • Committee on Distance Learning (C-DL): two members positions. Applications close on  8th January 2020.
      • Committee on Clinical Molecular Biology Curriculum (C-CMBC): two members positions. Applications close on 15th January.
    • Congresses and Congresses Committee
      • Executive Committee (C-CC-EC): one member position. Applications close on 10th January 2020.

    Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

    For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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    eJIFCC Vol 30 n° 32019-11-09T08:57:20Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-11-ejifcc-vol-30-n-3/ IFCC Office

    eJIFCC Volume 30 no 3 - 2019

     
     
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    1 Recommendations on measurement units – why and how
    Young Bae Lee Hansen
    2 Evaluation of visual serum indices measurements and potential false result risks in routine clinical chemistry tests in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Tigist Getahun, Anberber Alemu, Firehiwot Mulugeta, Merone Sileshi, Abenezer Ayalkebet, Wosene Habtu, Zeleke Geto, Fitsum Girma, Feyissa Challa, Mistire Wolde
    3 Best practices in the implementation of a point of care testing program: experience from a tertiary care hospital in a developing country
    Aysha Habib Khan, Shahid Shakeel, Khairunnissa Hooda, Kashif Siddiqui, Lena Jafri
    4 Prevalence of liver function test abnormality and associated factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a comparative cross-sectional study
    Getnet Teshome, Sintayehu Ambachew, Alebachew Fasil, Molla Abebe
    5 Correlation of body mass index and waist/hip ratio with glycated hemoglobin in prediabetes
    Manju Bala, Meenakshi, Sameer Aggarwal
    6 Hyperuricemia and its association with cardiovascular disease risk factors in type two diabetes mellitus patients at the University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia
    Birhanu Woldeamlak, Ketsela Yirdaw, Belete Biadgo
    7 Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: genetic landscape challenge
    Laura Valiña, Bernardo López Andrade, Josep Miquel Bauça
    8 Letter: Manchineel apple of death
    Michelle (k/a Mikhaila) Muscat

     

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    Call for Nominations2019-10-31T23:16:13Z /ifcc-news/2019-11-01-ifcc-call-for-nominations/ IFCC Office  

    • Committee on Internet and eLearning (C-IeL):
      • Two members positions. 
      •  Web Editor position. 

    Applications close 10th November 2019.

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    • Education and Management Division Executive Committee (EMD-EC)
      • One member position. 

    Applications close 15th December 2019.

    Applications for these positions should be submitted by IFCC members (National Societies or Corporate members). If you are interested, please refer to your National Representative or Corporate Representative for information on procedures for nominations. Find your representative HERE

    For further information on the open Calls for Nominations, please visit the IFCC Call for Nominations page.

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    DIAGNÓSTICO IN VITRO - Octubre 20192019-10-24T15:15:27Z /ifcc-news/2019-10-18-div-october-2019/ IFCC Office Auspiciado por la Federación Internacional de Química Clínica, "Diagnóstico in Vitro" es un nexo de unión entre los países Latinoamericanos, Portugal y España, que contribuye a difundir temas científicos a través de Internet, facilitando el conocimiento de publicaciones y temas de interés comunes a las ciencias del laboratorio clínico.

    Número Octubre 2019

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