Don't miss the ISLH february Webinar
On Thursday, February 18, 2021 the International Society for Laboratory Hematology will host the next webinar in the e-Learning series: Myelodysplastic Mimics.
The webinar will be held by Dr. Chee Wee Tan MBBS (Hons) FRACP FRCPA PhD Consultant Haematologist Royal Adelaide Hospital/SA Pathology, Vice President-Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society of Australia and New Zealand (THANZ) Australia.
- To understand the pathogenesis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia(HIT), and to be aware that the majority of HIT antibodies are non-pathogenic.
- To appreciate the different characteristics and limitations of immunoassays and functional assays, and the roles they play in the investigation of HIT.
- To appreciate that an algorithmic approach to diagnosing HIT can be adopted in laboratories, incorporating both clinical criteria(most commonly the 4T score) and results of laboratory assays.
- To be aware of the emergence of rapid immunoassays and the application of Baynesian probability to further enhance the algorithmic approach to HIT diagnosis.
All webinars will begin promptly at 11:00 AM Eastern Time US and are approximately 50 minutes long. There is no charge to participate in the live webinar.
We look forward to your participation in this event!