Diagnostics

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Are viral awareness campaigns helpful in the long run? In 2004, yellow Livestrong wristbands seemed omnipresent in America, making cancer awareness mainstream. In 2010, multicolored…

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Global survey surfaces new information about overuse, resistance and need for faster diagnostics. There’s an old adage, “You can take a horse to water but…

Infectious Disease Pathogens on Mobile Phones

Mobile devices can be contaminated by viral RNA due to poor adherence to cleaning protocols [Editor’s Note:] This article was contributed by the European Society of…

Outreach Educational Outreach

How to build institutional teams with enough respect, understanding and competency to ensure mutual best practices. In a medical office setting, the general office staff…

Diagnostics Wheat Sensitivity

Recent study finds that a compromised intestinal barrier and systemic immune activation may explain symptoms in non-celiac patients. A recent study conducted by researchers at…

The Molecular Edge Human Error

Vol. 25 • Issue 7 • Page 14 Molecular Diagnostics Today’s changing healthcare landscape has introduced significant challenges to clinical laboratories, such as decreased reimbursement…

POCT poct

Laboratory experts examine point-of-care testing The substantial impact of point-of-care testing (POCT) options in the healthcare industry has been unprecedented, especially in clinical laboratories. Not…

POCT Emergency Department

The healthcare industry has realized the value of POCT as an option in emergencies Point-of-care testing (POCT) refers to the performance of analytical tests on…

Clinical R&D AL030106_IL_babydna

Researchers take a look at transient abnormal myelopoiesis (TAM) in Down Syndrome patients Transient abnormal myelopoiesis (TAM) is a unique disorder of newborns associated closely…

ADVANCE Discourse: Lab gene

Playing an influential role in appearance throughout American society, the value aging adults place on deterring hair grayness remains great. Although the dyeing of hair…

Diagnostics cell-free

Could one test really fit all? Vol. 25 • Issue 4 • Page 22 Pathology A variety of patients are admitted to hospitals across the…