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    A focus on collaborations

    Aug. 24, 2023
    For laboratorians not currently working in advanced therapies, would you provide a summary (i.e., elevator speech) on cell and gene therapies.Of course – the cell and gene therapy...
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    The ongoing troponin conundrum: Understanding an elevated troponin

    As laboratory assays have evolved with improved performance, the clinical use of cardiac troponin (cTn) has also evolved beyond the context of myocardial infarction (MI). The ...
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    Genetic Testing

    The critical role of testing for transplant donors and recipients

    In the fall of 2022, the United States reached a historic and critical milestone — its organ donation system surpassed 1 million organ transplants, more than any other country...
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    A practical approach for your lab’s A1c testing & why your methodology matters

    Aug. 24, 2023
    Although a hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measurement for evaluating patient glycemic control is well established for diagnosis and monitoring in patients with normal hemoglobin, this...

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    Our pandemic response enhanced in-house capabilities in virology testing and beyond

    Reflecting on the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the memories are painful—the desperate need for clinical testing when none was available; quickly developing novel molecular ...
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    Lab automation: Learnings and insights

    The effort to lower costs, increase efficiency, and improve patient care continues to drive clinical laboratory automation. At Mayo Clinic, automation is embraced across our campuses...
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    Molecular diagnostics for sensitive detection of dermatomycosis species

    Aug. 24, 2023
    Dermatomycosis of the hair, skin, or nails is one of the most prevalent fungal infections worldwide, affecting 20–25% of the global population.1 The condition is caused by keratinolytic...
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    Infectious Disease

    Respiratory illnesses: A growing opportunity for stewardship

    To take the test online go HERE. For more information, visit the Continuing Education tab. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this article, the reader will be able to: 1. ...
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    ADLM 2023 Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

    Aug. 24, 2023
    At the end of July, MLO staff attended the Association of Diagnostic and Laboratory Medicine (ADLM) conference in Anaheim, CA. It’s a huge conference, and MLO was included in ...