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    Advances in digital pathology

    Automating H&E image-based detection and prognostic evaluation of breast cancers hold promise
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    The path forward in addressing healthcare inequity requires cutting-edge technology

    Sept. 21, 2023
    Sadly, the current reality of healthcare for millions of people in the United States looks bleak. In 2022, there were 30 million Americans who had no health insurance, and more...
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    Data Management

    Overcoming data management challenges with an all-in-one LIMS

    Sept. 21, 2023
    Although automation is key to achieving greater efficiency and accuracy for medical laboratories, many find that laboratory information management system (LIMS) or electronic ...

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    Fanconi anemia: A diagnostic approach to diagnosis and treatment

    Fanconi anemia (FA), also known as inherited aplastic anemia, is a disease that causes bone marrow failure and many physical abnormalities. FA is a rare, fatal disease that affects...
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    Infectious Disease

    Infective endocarditis: Increased prevalence or improved diagnostics?

    The incidence of infective endocarditis (IE), an infection of the heart endothelium, ranges between 5 to 7.9 cases per 100,000 individuals per year in the United States.1 If not...
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    Specimen Collection

    Addressing STI challenges: A diagnostic update on the current landscape and future strategies

    The relentless rise in curable bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) across the United States is an urgent public health crisis.1 In the latest report from the Centers...
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    Continuing Education

    Platelet indices – Underappreciated diagnostic/prognostic tool

    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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    Mentor, surveyor, award winner

    Sept. 21, 2023
    Congratulations on winning the 2023 Medical Laboratory Scientist Achievement Award from the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM)! Would you share professional...
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    Laboratory developed tests

    Sept. 21, 2023
    In the spring 2023 Unified Agenda, published this past June in the Federal Register, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its plan to release a proposed rule ...