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Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case is from Blaine Mathison. The following were seen on a trichrome-stained stool specimen. They averaged 5 to 7 micrometers in greatest dimension. A Giardia antigen test was positive. What’s the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • July 17, 2019
David Viswanatha, M.D., a hematologist and co-director of the hematopathology laboratory at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of BCR/ABL1 testing, discusses the best testing methods, NCCN/ELN criteria guidelines, why FISH testing is no longer routinely available at Mayo Clinic, and what test to order at what time for CML patients.
By Alyssa Frank • July 16, 2019
September 19, 2019 | Scottsdale, AZ
This preconference session will familiarize participants with the application and utility of molecular oncology testing. Participants learn the fundamental features of molecular testing platforms as faculty review clinical scenarios in which molecular testing is appropriate.
By MCL Education • July 15, 2019
This weeks research roundup features research on the characterization of the obese phenotype of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A RELAX Trial Ancillary Study.
By Samantha Rossi • July 15, 2019
Top highlights include: loss of sleep could lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, Amazon's Alexa to deliver medical advice in the UK, and scientists studying brains of altruistic kidney donors.
By Samantha Rossi • July 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 | Phoenix, Arizona
This luncheon symposium will provide an overview of the evolving repertoire of test options and illustrate how unnecessary, redundant, and costly laboratory tests can be eliminated using data-driven testing algorithms.
By MCL Education • July 11, 2019