Stago Educational Shorts E3 (HIT)

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Guest: Anna Lowe, Sheffield  A series of succinct educational lectures, from coagulation experts, designed to fit around your working day.  In our third session we are joined by Anna Lowe from UKNEQAS, who will discuss Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia. She will be introducing the condition, discussing the clinical and laboratory aspects of diagnosis, and touching on some of the challenges that it can pose. This will include a discussion from the perspective of external quality assessment and comparison of different assay systems and techniques.