Calculating a Relationship Index with Linked Genes

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Recorded Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - On-Demand Only

Master Program Number: 19EL-432 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

  • Educational Track: Scientific
  • Topic: Patient Transfusion
  • Intended Audience: Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Technologists
  • Teaching Level: Advanced, Intermediate
  • Moderator: Charles Kelly, PhD, Director, IntelliGenetics, LLC, Atlanta, GA
    Speaker: David Baumgarten, MS, DNA Laboratory Technologist, American Red Cross, Portland, OR

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify when special calculations are required with linked genes.
    • Calculate a relationship index special calculations are required.
    • Discuss that there are circumstances when special calculations are required when using linked genes, and able to perform those calculations.

    Program Description

    The presenter will discuss theoretical examples related to calculating a relationship index with linked genes. This program is intended only for lab directors or others who will prepare or sign relationship testing reports.

    Continuing Education Credit

    AABB designates the on-demand eCast to be eligible for 0.25 General Participation credit. Continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel and Florida Lab Personnel are not available. The final number of credit(s) and credit types awarded for this program was determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.

    Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.


    As this on-demand eCast is only 24 minutes in length the following pricing is applicable:

    Price (Member/List)
    Program # Thru 5/6/2020 5/7/20-5/6/21 5/7/21
    Single Viewer: On-Demand Register 19EL-432-4036 $29/$34 $21/$24 $10/$13
    Group Viewing: On-Demand Register 19EL-432-8036 $158/$186 $111/$130 $64/$74