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Biotin: Mechanisms of interference in immunoassays and mitigation strategies

By Editor on 1/20/2020

By Victor Leung, Dana Nyholt-Bailey, IQMH Endocrinology and Immunology Scientific Committee and Staff

Introduction

Recent years have seen a significant increase in the number of cases of biotin interference with streptavidin-biotin (SB)-based immunoassays reported in the literature. Biotin interference with laboratory tests, specifically SB-based immunoassays, is potentially dangerous, as it may cause spurious test results leading to misdiagnosis and patient mismanagement.

 

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Important Changes to IQMH Chemistry and Endocrinology Proficiency Testing Surveys in 2020

By Editor on 11/29/2019

Attention: Chemistry and Endocrinology Proficiency Testing (PT) Participants

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IQMH publication on Vitamin D testing appears in OSMT journal Advocate

By Editor on 9/2/2016

IQMH contributed a case study article to the Summer 2016 issue of the Ontario Society of Medical Technologist (OSMT) journal Advocate (Volume 23/Issue 2). The article IQMH proficiency testing survey sheds light on Vitamin D practices in Ontario laboratories was authored by Linda Crawford and Anna Johnston. It provides insight into Vitamin D testing gathered in the September 2015 Endocrinology survey.

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