Mayo Clinic Laboratories is committed to working with our communities as we all face the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since early 2020, Mayo Clinic researchers and experts have provided expertise to guide the public health response, and our clinical staff has been on the front lines providing lifesaving care for patients with COVID-19.
Topic's Include: Mayo Clinic’s statement on the declaration of local emergency requiring masking in indoor spaces in Rochester, how to decide what mask is best for you, and what is ‘flurona’ and why a Mayo Clinic expert says flu cases are rising.
Today's Highlights Include: Minnesota stops requiring child care providers to quarantine kids exposed to COVID-19, doctors discuss the future of COVID-19, and should you swab your throat with a rapid Covid test?
On this week’s episode of the "Answers From the Lab" podcast, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., is joined by Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Microbiology. Dr. Pritt and Dr. Binnicker discuss the current state of laboratory testing for COVID-19 amid the omicron surge, as well the status of testing for other common respiratory viruses, including influenza.
To safeguard patient samples, staff in Mayo Clinic’s Histology Laboratory devised an inventive way to ensure that none of the paraffin-embedded blocks processed in the lab ever ends up in the trash.
Dr. William Morice II, president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, named among the publication’s list of influencers, thought leaders, and key players driving change in the year ahead.
This week’s research roundup features: The SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a multicenter randomized trial.
Topics Include: Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for stressed kids, FDA authorizes COVID-19 boosters for 12- to 15-year-olds, and the COVID-19 tests: Different types and when to use them.
If you need a test for COVID-19, a variety of options are now available. But how do you know which one is right for you? Use this guide from Mayo Clinic Laboratories to sort through the choices and help you decide.
Today's Highlights Include: Minneapolis and St. Paul reinstate mask requirements, supreme court weighs Biden’s vaccine mandates as Omicron spreads, and if you tested positive for COVID but don't have any symptoms, here's exactly what you should do.
In this episode of “Lab Medicine Rounds” this holiday season, Justin Kreuter, M.D., and D. Jane Hata, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and Associate Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, including Molecular Virology, Mycology, and Parasitology at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, discuss responding with grace while under pressure.
This week on "Answers From the Lab," William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss the current surge in COVID-19 cases that’s being fueled by the omicron variant, and what it could mean for the pandemic as we move into 2022.
December 2021, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced thirty new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.
As a field service manager, Robin Mount is committed to building and leading a team of client-based specimen processors who can work independently and consistently produce accurate, high-quality work for Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
CPT code updates posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of December.