Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: March 26

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Abstract

Practical guidance for clinical microbiology laboratories: Microbiologic diagnosis of implant-associated infections.

Implant-associated infections (IAIs) pose serious threats to patients and can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. These infections may be difficult to diagnose due, in part, to biofilm formation on device surfaces, and because even when microbes are found, their clinical significance may be unclear. Despite recent advances in laboratory testing, IAIs remain a diagnostic challenge.

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Published to PubMed This Week

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