In the Media

  • January 10 2018

    Vitamin D assays in clinical laboratory: Past, present and future challenges

    Vitamin D assays in clinical laboratory: Past, present and future challenges Article by Shereen H. Atef, published in Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 175 (2018) 136–137 Abstract Vitamin D status is usually assessed by measuring the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentration. There has been a…
  • December 12 2017

    National Reference Laboratory leads the way in sustainable healthcare

    Article published in The 2020, a Gulf News supplement, on December 12th, 2017 NRL is focusing on connectivity and sustainability to provide high quality laboratory services at an affordable cost National Reference Laboratory (NRL) has an innovative approach to its services. NRL is part of…
  • July 27 2016

    National Reference Laboratory: providing world-class women’s health laboratory testing

    National Reference Laboratory is created in partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®), the world’s leading healthcare diagnostics company and operator of one of the world’s largest and most experienced clinical laboratory networks. Together with LabCorp and its Speciality Testing Group, National Reference Laboratory…
  • July 27 2016

    The Importance of Providers Maintaining Communication With the Laboratory

    Healthcare providers are so busy these days that they may quickly look at test results and make assumptions that are incorrect. Although it is a responsibility of the laboratory to provide clear reports in order to prevent wrong interpretation of the results, the laboratory doesn’t always…
  • April 20 2016

    Laboratory Cost of Poor Quality

      An article by Dr. Shereen Atef, Consultant Clinical Pathologist at National Reference Laboratory, published in MedLab magazine, April 2016 The Cost of Quality (COQ) Concept was first developed in the 1950s by Dr. J. M. Juran as a tool for assessing quality improvement when…
  • February 7 2016

    Automation on the Move

    Interview with our Medical Director Dr. Basel Altrabulsi for MedLab 2016 The field of laboratory medicine has undergone numerous changes over the last few years. Automation has become an essential part of today’s lab as it allows for high volumes of testing at a much…