Efficiency Without Compromise

AACC 2021, Atlanta, GA
September 26–30, Booth 1923
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Industry Workshop

Sep 29
Wed 7:00AM

Quality Control in High Volume Laboratories

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 7:00am-8:30am

Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown, Centennial Ballroom I

Light Breakfast Reception 6:30am-7:00am

CE Information: 1.5 contact hours

Bio‑Rad is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

Bio‑Rad supports AACC’s COVID-19 policies. Seating is limited due to social distancing requirements. RSVP today to ensure your seat is available.


At the completion of the presentation, the audience will be able to:

  1. State at least three considerations when onboarding higher volume instruments.
  2. Identify potential solutions to monitor quality while balancing costs.
  3. Discuss opportunities for improved Quality Control practices that are being developed.


James H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FAACC

James H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FAACC

Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Point of Care

Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

John Yundt-Pacheco, MSCS

John Yundt-Pacheco, MSCS

Scientific Fellow

Informatics Discovery Group

Quality Systems Division

Plano, Texas

Bio-Rad Laboratories



Below is an overview of our offerings that support your lab by maximizing efficiency through streamlining your workflows, consolidating platforms, improving turnaround time and gaining confidence in your results. Schedule your demo ahead of the meeting to be sure you don’t miss out!

Quality Controls: Your Strategy For Smarter QC

Powering exceptional labs with complete QC workflow solutions

The key to success for clinical diagnostics labs is a precise and accurate result with every run. Bio-Rad offers quality control solutions that help streamline workflows, reduce errors, maintain compliance, and facilitate accreditation—improving efficiency and saving money. For a fully integrated QC system, from control to data analysis, choose Bio-Rad for independent QC.  Learn more ▸

Unity Demos will be offered at two stations. Check both calendars and select a time that works for you.

A1c Testing: Get More Done

Smart HPLC technology without common hemoglobin variant interference

The D-100 System is a highly evolved combination of hardware, software and chemistry derived from tireless R&D, innovation, and customer feedback. It is the pinnacle of Bio-Rad HPLC hemoglobin testing development. The same company that supported pioneering diabetes research with the DCCT and UKPDS clinical trials and powers more NGSP certified labs than any other offers you the benefit of over 40 years of A1c experience. See for yourself why D-100 SMART HPLC separates itself giving you unsurpassed quality results and superior operational efficiency.  Learn more ▸

D‑100 Hemoglobin Testing System

A fully automated, best in class HbA1c analyzer for your high-volume lab. You need not sacrifice quality or workflow efficiency when making a choice for A1c. D-100 delivers more results with less effort.

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Multiplex Testing: More Results, Less Effort

Improve workflow efficiency by simultaneously detecting multiple analytes in one patient sample

The BioPlex 2200 System provides the opportunity to maximize efficiency in your laboratory. With over 50 multiplex assays available today and more in development, you can consolidate platforms for your autoimmune, infectious disease, and vitamin D testing on one platform for full automation, trackline connectivity, streamlined workflows, improved turnaround time, and confidence in results.  Learn more ▸

BioPlex 2200 System

More Results, Less Effort

The BioPlex 2200 System helps your lab streamline workflows and consolidate autoimmune, infectious disease, and vitamin D testing all on one fully automated, trackline compatible, random access platform.

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Blood Typing: Easy, Flexible & Efficient

When the right type matters, choose IH‑Complete

IH‑Complete is the most comprehensive immunohematology product line available from a single supplier. Built around improving productivity, choose the right method, instrument, and informatics to fit your unique lab needs. You decide what your lab looks like.


The latest addition to the IH‑Complete family of immunohematology testing systems, delivers an easy-to-use, fully automated system with random access and minimal user intervention.

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Poster Presentations

Tuesday, September 28 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Author Attendance Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Session: A | Analytical Techniques and Applications

Poster #A-017 | BioPlex 2200 SARS-CoV2 IgG Diagnostic Sensitivity and Specificity

Authors: E. Jones1 , G. Foster2 , R. Smith2 , L. Talamantes2 , V. Luzzi2 . 1Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, CA, 2TriCore Reference Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM

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Wednesday, September 29 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Author Attendance Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Session: B | Laboratory Management and Leadership

Poster #B-039 | Virtual QC Crossovers — A Bayesian Approach to Setting QC Targets

Authors: J.C. Yundt-Pacheco, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Plano, TX

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Poster #B-041 | Workflow Impact with Bio-Rad's InteliQ QC on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU Instrument

Authors: S. Edwards1, S. Ishii2 , K. Strong3 , K. Crisp4 , B. Lewis1 , V. Gutraj2. 1Bio-Rad Laboratories, Irvine, CA, 2Beckman Coulter, Brea, CA, 3Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale, IL, 4AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, Bolingbrook, IL

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Session: B | Preanalytical and Postanalytical

Poster #B-223 | Evaluation of Bio-Rad’s Improved Liquichek Serum Indices, Hemolysis

Authors: H. Onishi, L. Wong, V. Barcenas. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Irvine, CA

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Session: B | Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Poster #B-094 | Development of SARS‑CoV‑2 Serology QC designed for a broad range of commercial assays and methodologies for the detection of antibodies against COVID-19

Authors: J. Owens, P. Minor, M. Gonzales. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Irvine, CA

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Poster #B-148 | SARS-CoV-2 antibody profile of naturally infected and vaccinated individuals detected using qualitative, semi-quantitative and multiplex immunoassays

2021 Best Abstract Award

Winners for the Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology Division (CDID) for the AACC ASM!

Authors: Jamie Meyers, Rebecca Pontoni, Anne Windau, Christine Schmotzer, Jaime Noguez, Xiaochun Zhang University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106

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Poster #B-167 | Evaluation of an Automated Assay for the Detection of SARS‑CoV‑2 IgG Antibodies to S1

Authors: H. Scholz, T. Williamson, J. Ford. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Benicia, CA

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