• 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.
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ACMG says the NIH program will dramatically improve understanding of the clinical implications of genetic variation and its role in improving patient and population health.
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Qiagen’s Clinical Insight bioinformatics offering enables clinical labs to interpret and report genomic variants.
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Seegene’s Allplex GI panel covers 25 bacterial, viral, and parasitic causes of gastrointestinal infectious disease.
Watson Marlow 120 Pump WMPG_640
A pumphead ensures error-free tube changing, with tubing clamped and tensioned automatically to ensure repeatable performance.
Audit_Linearity LQ Special Diabetes_640
The ready-to-use liquid product consists of five levels that demonstrate a linear relationship to each other when assayed for C-peptide, fructosamine, and insulin.
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Centrifuge cell windows are made from sapphire to resist chemicals, scratching, and high pressure, and from single-crystal quartz for less-demanding applications.
Beckman Coul Aquios CL Flow Cytometer_640
The Aquios CL flow cytometer is a fully automated instrument that delivers first results within 20 minutes.
Bio-Medical Products_Urinalysis_600
Urine for urinalysis, culture, and special chemistry can be placed into transport tubes containing a specially formulated tartaric acid and sodium acetate tablet.
Verax PGD Platelet_500
The rapid test has received FDA clearance for use as a safety measure to check all commonly distributed platelet types.
GeneStrat
The GeneStrat test by Biodesix reveals actionable NSCLC mutations, returning results within 72 hours.
Software designed to assist pathologists through the process of infant autopsies can save time, make reference materials easily accessible, and improve the quality of perinatal autopsy reports.
Diggelmann
With CLIA-waived status, Roche’s Cobas Strep A test is now available for use in physician offices and retail clinics.
ViroStat_HPV
Several monoclonal antibodies in a newly released set are specific to HPV types 16 and 18, while others are pan-specific, reacting with all types tested.
Copan_ FecalSwab_640
Intended for the collection of rectal swabs and fecal specimens, the kit preserves the viability of enteric pathogenic bacteria during transport from the collection site to the testing laboratory.
Eppendorf_conical tubes_640
Conical tubes with newly designed screw caps are equipped with optimal sealing properties and ensure a secure, slip-free grip.
ZenBio_GoPro_640
The ready-to-use human platelet lysate formulation can be used at the same supplementation percentages as fetal bovine serum in traditional cultures.
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CLP's May 2015 Tech Guide features a chemistry and integrated analyzers from vendors such as Abbott Diagnostics, Randox Laboratories, Roche Diagnostics, and Sekisui Diagnostics.
Phase I SBIR grant for sickle cell disease research supported by scientific data recently published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer.
Lab7 Systems_Clinical Annotation Manager
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.
BBI Solutions_FAD GDH
Offering reduced xylose interference, the enzyme has a higher specificity to glucose and reduced cross-reactivity with other sugars, thereby increasing test accuracy.