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Non-travel Zika cases in FL could approach 400 by summer’s end

Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new...

Caribbean storm could worsen Florida's Zika outbreak

Florida is bracing for a double whammy from Mother Nature, with a tropical wave in the Caribbean threatening to balloon into a...

AABB launches blood donation surveillance network for ZIKV

AABB announced that it has begun working with blood collection centers and testing laboratories across the U.S. to...

Zika images: 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'

A series of medical images published offer the most complete picture, so far, of how the Zika virus can damage the...

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CLMA 2016 Recap

The Clinical Laboratory Management Association’s KnowledgeLab 2016 was held for a second year in a row in sunny Orlando, FL, March 20 – March...

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Breast cancer: The body of knowledge grows

Scientists’ understanding of the genetics/genomics of breast cancer continues to grow; a revolution is underway both in terms of categorizing breast cancers and targeting...

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Sepsis and the hematology laboratory

CONTINUING EDUCATION To earn CEUs, visit www.mlo-online.com under the CE Tests tab. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Discuss the statistical data on the healthcare burden to which sepsis contributes. 2....

Point-of-care hemoglobin testing: Methods and relevance to combat anemia

Anemia is a condition that causes a high degree of personal disability but, historically, has lacked adequate resourcing in many public health systems. This...

Shifting healthcare needs dictate change for respiratory pathogen diagnostics

Respiratory pathogens pose a significant challenge to clinicians due to their prevalence, the vast number of viral and bacterial pathogens, and the non-specific nature...

Update on laboratory testing of respiratory viruses with a focus on...

Influenza virus testing remains the most common respiratory virus test requested by clinicians. In part, this is driven by estimates that 10 percent to...

Outreach for operational success: How things have evolved

“Laboratories of all sizes — private, reference, and hospitals — balance two main objectives: high quality testing and results along with achieving business goals...

Outreach 2.0: How times have changed…

As outpatient visits continue to increase, it has become more and more common for hospital systems to consider (or reconsider) a lab outreach business,...

The status of laboratory testing for the diagnosis of HIV infection

Two years have passed since the CDC finally published guidelines addressing HIV laboratory testing and officially endorsed the “new” HIV laboratory testing algorithm. Although...

Overcoming barriers to digital pathology

Digital pathology has the potential to revolutionize the delivery of faster, more accurate diagnosis by virtue of making it easier and faster to share...

Benefits of automated laboratory environmental monitoring

For healthcare organizations, ensuring that collected lab samples are stored properly is critical to guaranteeing their accuracy and improving overall patient care. For the...
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MLO August 26, 2016 LABline: Non-travel ZIKV cases in FL, storm could worsen ZIKV in FL, AABB’s ZIKV Biovigilance Network

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