Spectra Lab Chat
By Spectra Laboratories
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Spectra Lab Chat gives you an inside look at the workings of the laboratory and a better understanding of the different tests that impact patient care. Our panel of experts cover a wide range of topics related to clinical laboratory testing, with an emphasis on end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This podcast is a production of Spectra Laboratories, the leading provider of renal-specific laboratory testing services. Visit us at www.spectra-labs.com. All content, including text, graphics, images and information provided through this podcast is for general informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional clinical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
||CleanGlobal Harmonization of Laboratory Testing||In this episode, our panel of experts discuss the global harmonization of laboratory testing and its impact on the end-stage renal disease community.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWater & Dialysate Testing||In this episode, our panel of experts discuss water and dialysate testing and its significance in hemodialysis treatments for the end stage renal disease patient population. They also review best practices for the collection and preparation of water an||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMicrobiology Testing||In this episode, our panel of experts discuss microbiology testing and its significance in the end stage renal disease patient population. They also review best practices for the collection and preparation of specimens for microbial testing.||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecimen Rejection: Part 2 - Specimen Quality Issues||In this episode, our panel of experts continue their discussion of specimen rejection and review various specimen quality issues which may cause the laboratory to reject specimens or cancel tests.||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecimen Rejection: Part 1 - Tube Labeling Issues||Specimen rejection or test cancellation can greatly disrupt the workflow of clinical staff and impact patient care. In this episode, our panel of experts discuss different tube labeling issues which may cause the laboratory to reject specimens or cance||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSerum Albumin||Albumin is a protein which is produced by the liver. It has a vital role in regulating the blood volume by maintaining the colloid osmotic pressure in the blood. In this episode, our panel of experts discuss the factors that affect serum albumin...||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|