May 2023

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Observations on leadership

April 24, 2023
Are there particular ‘lessons learned’ you can share from your experience conducting accreditation surveys in different types of laboratories?In my experience, all laboratories...
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Recent MDx advances make congenital CMV testing more feasible

April 24, 2023
Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) could practically be a tale of two pathogens. Among healthy adults, CMV infections are quite common and largely asymptomatic. Indeed, by age 40, at...
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Novel and classical insights into Lp(a) concentration and the effects on various cardiovascular conditions

April 24, 2023
Despite advances in understanding and technology, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain a major source of mortality across the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates...
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New care settings and innovation will usher diagnostic testing into the future

April 24, 2023
The 1918 influenza pandemic went down in history as a plight of epic proportions, taking the lives of an estimated 675,000 people in the United States alone, according to the ...

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Lab Safety

Preventing cross contamination in an infectious disease testing laboratory

In the context of an infectious disease testing laboratory, cross contamination can be defined as an accidental introduction of an extraneous material into the specimen or laboratory...

MLO’s 2023 salary survey of laboratory professionals

April 24, 2023
The results of Medical Laboratory Observer’s 2023 annual salary survey of laboratory professionals indicated that the average salary has increased, most are satisfied with their...
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Cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants — history and relevance in allergy diagnostics

The story of cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants (CCDs) is a fascinating journey that spans over 30 years of research and takes us on a global adventure. Historically, CCDs...
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Continuing Education

Laboratory quality – a comprehensive look

To take the test online go HERE. For more information, visit the Continuing Education tab.      LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this article, the...
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Clinical or medical? Technologist or scientist?

April 24, 2023
Writing this year’s Salary Survey allowed me to dive a little deeper into the world of the medical laboratory professional. The information gathered from the survey (article on...