SeraCare and Dr. James Westgard Bring a Focus on Analytical Quality Management to AACC

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Attendees Are Invited to a Free Book Signing Event

Dr. James Westgard teams with SeraCare Life Sciences

Dr. James Westgard teams with SeraCare Life Sciences

It’s gratifying to have SeraCare’s support in helping to promote the importance of taking a well-planned, quantitative approach to analytical quality management.

SeraCare Life Sciences has teamed with Dr. James Westgard to focus on quantitative techniques for analytical quality management at AACC. SeraCare, manufacturer of ACCURUN® Quality Control products, and Dr. Westgard, co-founder of Westgard QC, Inc., a company dedicated to providing tools, technology and training for laboratory quality management, both share a passionate commitment to accurate molecular testing through effective quality management programs. Together, they invite AACC attendees to visit SeraCare booth #804 on Tuesday, July 17, to meet Dr. Westgard and receive a free, signed copy of one of his most popular books.

“As we enter the age of Precision Medicine, laboratory professionals will be further challenged by the implementation of highly specialized biomarker assays to help physicians pinpoint treatment based on patients’ individual test result profiles,” said Sean O’Connor, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at SeraCare Life Sciences. “SeraCare is dedicated to supporting the molecular testing needs of the clinical lab, both through our quality control products and our ongoing collaborations with Dr. James Westgard, an influential thought leader in optimal QC practices. Dr. Westgard is uniquely positioned to foresee quality control needs and together we are committed to supporting the development of comprehensive quality management products and programs for existing and future molecular testing methods.”

“The AACC event is one of the largest in our industry and provides an ideal opportunity to reach out to an international group of laboratory professionals,” said Dr. Westgard. “It’s gratifying to have SeraCare’s support in helping to promote the importance of taking a well-planned, quantitative approach to analytical quality management.”

The first 150 visitors to SeraCare booth #804 at AACC on Tuesday, July 17 will receive a signed copy of one of Dr. Westgard’s highly regarded quality management books: Basic QC Practices, Basic Method Validation or Six Sigma Risk Analysis. Dr. Westgard will be available for discussions at the SeraCare booth that day.

Dr. James Westgard has focused on quality control issues for more than 40 years and is the originator of the set of multi-rule control procedures now popularly called the “Westgard Rules.” His current work centers on the development of more advanced quality control techniques through risk analysis, as well as the extension of quality control procedures into new testing fields. More information about Westgard QC can be found online at:

About SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc.
SeraCare serves the global life sciences industry by providing vital products and services to facilitate the discovery, development and production of human diagnostics and therapeutics. The Company's innovative portfolio includes diagnostic controls, plasma-derived reagents and molecular biomarkers, biobanking and contract research services. SeraCare's quality systems, scientific expertise and state-of-the-art facilities support its customers in meeting the stringent requirements of the highly regulated life sciences industry.

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