• 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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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.
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With CLIA-waived status, Roche’s Cobas Strep A test is now available for use in physician offices and retail clinics.
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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.
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.
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Conical tubes with newly designed screw caps are equipped with optimal sealing properties and ensure a secure, slip-free grip.
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The ready-to-use human platelet lysate formulation can be used at the same supplementation percentages as fetal bovine serum in traditional cultures.
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.