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Infectious Disease Zika Virus

An in-depth look at the scientific community’s approach to pathogen identification & monitoring Vol. 23 • Issue 5 • Page 12 Cover Story Pathogens are…

Oncology HPV & Cervical Cancer

As link grows stronger, HPV and cervical cancer cytology testing is called into question. Vol. 23 • Issue 4 • Page 16 An international team…

Molecular Diagnostics molecular diagnostic tools

The Molecular Edge Molecular Diagnostics In a recent public policy paper,1 the Infectious Disease Society of America calls for “Better Tests, Better Care: Improved Diagnostics…

Microbiology microbiology

Tips for evaluating a peripheral blood smear for possible sepsis In an era of point of care testing and increasing automation, it’s nice to be…

Automation automation

To increase revenue potential, efficiencies must be taken beyond the lab and into other departments In the age of healthcare integration, IT implementation and the…

Coagulation Blood Smear

I shudder when I remember that, not terribly long ago, patients had appendectomies based on a manual differential. I remember a surgeon thinking aloud, “Only…

Hematology contentItem-1459221-7512563-t7bflbisfytxr-or

New guidelines in laboratory assessment of micro-angiopathic hemolysis create cautious optimism. Accurate identification of schistocytes is a primary responsibility of the hematology laboratory. The presence…

Pathology digitalpathology

The frontiers of pathologists’ views are being extended. Digital Pathology Digital pathology plays a critical role in modern pathology practice and is increasingly becoming required…

Pathology commonly-used-cpt-codes

Anatomical pathology brings approximately 10 percent of the pathology department’s revenue, but it—especially surgical pathology—is the most vulnerable area in current procedural terminology (CPT) coding…

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