• Public Health Policy Takes on Infectious Diseases

    Addressing the vast international scope of the infectious disease issue, health policymakers are redefining the important roles that clinical and public health labs play in executing public policies to combat emerging and…
  • Liquid Biopsies: Doing More with Less

    An emerging method of molecular analysis holds significant potential for profiling the tumors where the biomarkers originated, and thereby improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.
  • Inside Track: Molecular Markers for Colorectal Cancer

    CLP speaks with Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, FASCP, FCAP, of Columbia University, about a forthcoming clinical practice guideline for the use of molecular marker testing in patients with primary or metastatic…
  • Pathology under Fire

    Breast pathology experts share their views about a controversial JAMA study that has raised public anxiety and professional frustration.
  • Lab Informatics

    In clinical labs, the application of modern lab informatics systems covers a growing range of uses.
Phase I SBIR grant for sickle cell disease research supported by scientific data recently published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer.
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Seeking to encourage broader adoption of next-generation sequencing technologies in academia and clinical practice, a clinical annotation manager module ties together third-party variant annotation databases with in-house annotations.
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Offering reduced xylose interference, the enzyme has a higher specificity to glucose and reduced cross-reactivity with other sugars, thereby increasing test accuracy.
A new molecular PCR test identifies KRAS mutations to aid in determining therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer.
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Participating insurers now include Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which has more than 37 million members across 14 states, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield PPO, with 2.3 million eligible members across Maryland, northern Virginia, and Washington, DC.
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Complete packages include a range of cabinets, countertops, sinks, fixtures, tables, and peg boards.
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When stained with fluorescent antibodies and analyzed by flow cytometry, the control provides reference values for abnormal cells often found in certain types of hematopoietic neoplasms.
The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) is joining the offensive against ebola.
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Addressing the vast international scope of the infectious disease issue, health policymakers are redefining the important roles that clinical and public health labs play in executing public policies to combat emerging and antibiotic-resistant diseases.
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A new screening method may detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer as conventional strategies, according to results from the largest trial of its kind, led by researchers at University College London.
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Compared with conventional bulk tip packages, stackable FlexiBulk boxes occupy less space and cut packaging waste, reducing laboratories’ transportation costs and carbon footprints.
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Random-access, continuous-feed operation enables throughput of up to 180 samples per hour.
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Providing accurate results in approximately 90 minutes with a specimen from enriched Lim broth, the molecular assay targets a highly conserved region of the CAMP factor gene cfb.
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Research recently published in Clinical Biochemistry identifies the precise magnitude of change in cardiac troponin required for early diagnosis of myocardial infarction.
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A line of quick-disconnect couplings feature non-spill shutoff valves that ensure drip-free disconnects, and a dry-break design that ensures ultra-low air inclusion.
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An emerging method of molecular analysis holds significant potential for profiling the tumors where the biomarkers originated, and thereby improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, FASCP, FCAP, Columbia University, AMP.
CLP speaks with Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD, FASCP, FCAP, of Columbia University, about a forthcoming clinical practice guideline for the use of molecular marker testing in patients with primary or metastatic colorectal carcinoma.
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Breast pathology experts share their views about a controversial JAMA study that has raised public anxiety and professional frustration.
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"The media” are not the only ones contributing to the misunderstanding surrounding a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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New products include a single-latch pneumatic carrier from Atreo Services, sterile cut-resistant gloves from Wells Lamont Industrial, and an oxalic acid reagent kit from Alpha-Tec Systems.