Approaching tick season: Bill Morice, M.D., Ph.D.
Answers from the Lab
As warm weather returns so do vector-borne diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitos.
In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, and William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, discuss the increasing rates of tick-borne diseases and how to test for and prevent them. They also discuss what to watch from a federal legislative standpoint now that Congress is back in session.
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