Industry Links

CLIA Related Information
www.cms.hhs.gov/clia
An excellent resource for general information about CLIA.

Resource Information and Continuing Education
www.nkdep.nih.gov
A resource on creatinine standardization and GFP calculation/information.

COLA Support and Resources
www.cola.org
Educational laboratory materials and compliance data.

Tools, Technology, and Training for Healthcare Laboratories
www.westgard.com
A vast wealth of information regarding QC rules from Dr. Westgard himself.

www.labtestsonline.org
Lab Tests Online details the clinical lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of numerous conditions and diseases.

Scientific References

J Immunol July 27, 2015, 1500300; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.1500300
IL-15 Superagonist – Mediated Immunotoxicity; Role of NK Cells and IFN-y
Yin Guo, Liming Luan, Whitney Rabacal, Julia K. Bohannon, Benjamin A. Fensterheim, Antionio Hernandez and Edward R. Sherwood

Sci Transl Med. 2012 Feb 15; 4(121): 121ra18. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3003205
MicroRNA 21 promotes fibrosis of the kidney by silencing metabolic pathways
B. Nelson Chau, Cuiyan Xin, Jochen Hartner, Shuyu Ren, Ana P. Castano, Geoffrey Linn, Jian Li, Phong T Tran, Vivek Kaimal, Xinqiang Huang, Aaron N Chang, Shenyan Li, Aarti Kalra, Monica Grafals, Didier Portilla, Deidre A. MacKenna, Stuart H. Orkin, and Jeremy S. Duffield

J Clin Invest. 2013 Oct 1; 123(10): 4423–4434. doi: 10.1172/JCI67867
Proximal tubule H-ferritin mediates iron trafficking in acute kidney injury
Abolfazl Zarjou, Subhashini Bolisetty, Reny Joseph, Amie Traylor, Eugene O. Apostolov, Paolo Arosio, Jozsef Balla, Jill Verlander, Deepak Darshan, Lukas C. Kuhn, and Anupam Agarwal

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2016 Dec 1; 311(6): F1369–F1377. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00281.2016
Effects of dietary iron intake and chronic kidney disease on fibroblast growth factor 23 metabolism in wild-type and hepcidin knockout mice
Mark R. Hanudel, Kristine Chua, Maxime Rappaport, Victoria Gabayan, Erika Valore, David Goltzman, Tomas Ganz, Elizabeta Nemeth, and Isidro B. Salusky

PLoS One. 2017; 12(12): e0189965. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189965
Fatty acids in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: Focus on pentadecanoic acid
Wonbeak Yoo, Donjeta Gjuka, Heather L. Stevenson, Xiaoling Song, Hong Shen, Suk Young Yoo, Jing Wang, Michael Fallon, George N. Ioannou, Stephen A. Harrison, and Laura Beretta

International Journal of Poultry Science. Year: 2017 | Volume: 16 | Issue: 8 | Page No.: 288-295. doi: 10.3923/ijps.2017.288.295
Effects of Light Ingress through Ventilation Fan Apertures on Selected Blood Variables of Male Broilers
H.A. Olanrewaju, J.L. Purswell, S.D. Collier and S.L. Branton

Nature. 2017 Apr 12; 544(7649): 235–239. doi: 10.1038/nature22034
Human knockouts and phenotypic analysis in a cohort with a high rate of consanguinity
Danish Saleheen, Pradeep Natarajan, Irina M. Armean, Wei Zhao, Asif Rasheed, Sumeet Khetarpal, Hong-Hee Won, Konrad J. Karczewski, Anne H. O’Donnell-Luria, Kaitlin E. Samocha, Benjamin Weisburd, Namrata Gupta, Mozzam Zaidi, Maria Samuel, Atif Imran, Shahid Abbas, Faisal Majeed, Madiha Ishaq, Saba Akhtar, Kevin Trindade, Megan Mucksavage, Nadeem Qamar, Khan Shah Zaman, Zia Yaqoob, Tahir Saghir, Syed Nadeem Hasan Rizvi, Anis Memon, Nadeem Hayyat Mallick, Mohammad Ishaq, Syed Zahed Rasheed, Fazal-ur-Rehman Memon, Khalid Mahmood, Naveeduddin Ahmed, Ron Do, Ronald M. Krauss, Daniel G. MacArthur, Stacey Gabriel, Eric S. Lander, Mark J. Daly, Philippe Frossard, John Danesh, Daniel J. Rader, and Sekar Kathiresan

 

Articles
What POLs need to know: Meeting "Meaningful Use" criteria for EHR incentives.
Published in the December 2013 issue of MLO-Medical Laboratory Observer, NP Communications.

Medical Laboratory Observer, March 2013 Executive Snapshot.
Peter J. Napoli guides Alfa Wassermann in serving physician office laboratories and hospitals. Published in the March 2013 issue of MLO-Medical Laboratory Observer, NP Communication.

Chemistry analyzers (for low-volume laboratories)
Published in the October 2012 issue of CAP Today.

Highlighting the Role of HDL-C in Lipid Management
To view the entire article, Medscape requires a one-time registration, which is free of charge.

Middleware for the physician office laboratory
Published in the December 2011 issue of MLO-Medical Laboratory Observer, NP Communications.