Renowned point-of-care expert, Dr James Nichols, Professor of Pathology at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, and Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry for Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts, demonstrated the clinical efficacy of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (-HB) to measure the main ketone produced during ketosis. In his well-attended symposium on “The value, efficacy and efficiency of Beta-Hydroxybutyrate”
Delegates attending the expo also had their first chance to view two new PoC analysers for near-patient measurement and monitoring of HbA1c - EKF Diagnostics’
According to Julian Baines, EKF Diagnostics Group CEO, “This years’ AACC expo was a tremendous success for our company and marked the first time Stanbio Laboratory and its parent company EKF Diagnostics exhibited together. The expo and the symposium showed delegates the range of in vitro diagnostic solutions the EKF Group can provide clinicians that greatly improve their diagnosis and treatment of patients.
We’re grateful to Dr Nichols for his presentation which highlighted why β-Hydroxybutyrate has proved itself to be the gold standard in testing for diabetic ketoacidosis. An increasing number of renowned and respected diabetes and endocrinology hospitals in the United States have chosen our -HB LiquiColor reagent and our objective now is get that message out to the rest of the world.”
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