Poster Abstracts

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is the world’s largest gathering of laboratory professionals from across the world. This global meeting brings the laboratory community together and provides the latest education to meet the evolving needs of laboratory professionals. A major part of the meeting is AACC’s Poster Hall, which features research covering the breadth of laboratory medicine, provides unique networking opportunities, and showcases award-winning abstracts.

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Poster Hall Schedule

The Poster Hall is located in the Expo Hall, in the McCormick Place Convention Center.

Posters being presented in person will be on display from 9:30 am until 5 pm on the designated session day for their topic. Poster presenters will be at their posters from 1:30 – 2:30 pm.

Topics on Tuesday, July 26:

  • General Clinical Chemistry
  • Laboratory Management and Leadership
  • Laboratory Stewardship and Patient Safety
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Special Patient Populations
  • Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Topics on Wednesday, July 27:

  • Analytical Techniques and Applications
  • Data Analytics and Informatics
  • Hematology/Coagulation
  • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Preanalytical and Postanalytical
  • Precision Medicine

Oral Abstract Presentations

Presentations will take place on the Lab Feud Stage, located in the Poster Hall.

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Tuesday, July 26

11:45 am-12:30 pm CT:

  • Omari Bassett, Evanston, IL — Improving Specimen Handling in Central Processing Laboratory Using Lean Concepts
  • Alya Batool, Chongqing, China — Simultaneous Tumor Theranostics with Tetrahedral DNA-assisted Catalytic Hairpin Assembly
  • Modesola Akala, Richmond, VA — Potential Detection of 58 Fentanyl Analogs in Urine using Fentanyl Immunoassays

12:45-1:30 pm CT:

  • Lusia Sepiashvili, Toronto, ON, Canada — Pediatric Reference Limits for 10 Commonly Measured Autoimmune Disease Markers
  • George Cembrowski, Toronto, ON, Canada — Analysis of 5 years of Ottawa outpatient lipid data reveals realistic, fit for use, between-week intra-patient biologic variations twice that of normal subjects.
  • Jennifer Powers Carson, Saint Louis, MO — Glycated Albumin During Pregnancy: Preliminary Reference Intervals for a Midwestern U.S. Population and Usefulness as a Predictor of Adverse Neonatal Events

2:30-3:15 pm CT:

  • Qian Sun, Royal Oak, MI — New Diagnostic Cutoffs for Adrenal Insufficiency after Cosyntropin Stimulation using Abbott Architect Cortisol Immunoassay
  • Robert Maynard, Chapel Hill, NC — Concordance of Chronic Kidney Disease Stage and Metformin Management Using CKD-EPI 2021 Race-Free Equation vs. CKD-EPI 2009 Equation to Estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate

Wednesday, July 27

12:30-1:30 pm CT:

  • Kang Xiong-Hang, Minneapolis, MN — Analytical Performance Comparing the Siemens Whole Blood Point of Care Atellica VTLi High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I and the Central Laboratory Atellica High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin I Assay Concentrations
  • Matteo Vidali, Milan, Italy — Estimation of the Reference Interval for Growth Hormone in Newborns by a new Analytical Method Using Dried Blood Spots
  • Burak Bahar, Washington, DC — Time interval from hemoglobin result to red blood cell transfusion initiation as a metric for patient impact during a prolonged blood shortage
  • Nivedita Mitra, Bengaluru, India — An Algorithm to Predict COVID-19 Positivity Using Hematology Data from the ADVIA 2120i Hematology System

2:30-3:15 pm CT:

  • Jingcai Wang, Columbus, OH — Evaluation of a prediction algorithm value in predicting positive urine culture in pediatrics: a retrospective cohort study at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Naseruddin Hoti, Baltimore, MD — Urine based PSA assay- A surrogate marker for invasive prostate cancer
  • Chansoon Lee, Lynchburg, VA — Improving Medical Students’ Psychological Well-Being through Forgiveness Learning Program

Student Research Awards

This competition showcases students, trainees, and postdoctoral fellows who are presenting authors of accepted poster abstracts for the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Learn more | See 2022 winners

Student Oral Presentation Competition

Monday, July 25, 1:30-2:30 pm, Room S404cd, McCormick Place Convention Center

The presenting authors from the top four ranked poster abstracts will compete in an oral presentation of their poster abstracts.

  • Mary Kathryn Bohn, Toronto, ON, Canada — Serological Antibody Response to SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination in a Large Cohort of Canadian Children, Adolescents, and Adults
  • Ibrahim Choucair, New Haven, CT — Detecting Pre-Analytical Error in the Laboratory: An Experimental Approach to Derive Delta Checks for Sample Contamination.
  • Robert Maynard, Chapel Hill, NC — Concordance of Chronic Kidney Disease Stage and Metformin Management Using CKD-EPI 2021 Race-Free Equation vs. CKD-EPI 2009 Equation to Estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Heather Nelson, Salt Lake City, UT — Evaluation of thyroid stimulating hormone receptor antibody test utilization patterns from a national reference laboratory

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Student Poster Competition

Monday, July 25, 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Room S405, McCormick Place Convention Center

The remaining authors will compete in the poster competition. Posters will be on display throughout the day. Judging takes place from 2:45 - 4 pm.

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Other Poster Abstract Awards

AACC Academy Distinguished Abstract Award Winners: 
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Division Award Winners: 
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Resources for Poster Presenters

Read the Poster Guidelines and FAQs for more details.

The 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will be held as a live, in-person meeting that will include an in-person Poster Hall experience. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to showcase their research to conference attendees in person in Chicago.

All posters will also be made available online. If you are unable to present your poster in person, you can still display it online. Please note that presenting authors must be registered as conference attendees regardless of how their poster is being displayed.


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