Gastroenterology

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Michael Camilleri, M.D., discusses the leaky gut, helping to understand components of the intestinal barrier, how to measure its permeability, review literature about effects that stress and diet have on permeability, and takes a futuristic look at barrier disfunction in the context of inflammatory bowel disease.

By MCL Education • October 21, 2021

Director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, Elitza Theel, Ph.D., joins a discussion about COVID-19 antibody testing in a recent story on NPR.

By Tracy Will • September 22, 2021

Mayo Clinic Laboratories now offers a noninvasive approach for the molecular detection of H. pylori, with results that include prediction of clarithromycin resistance delivered within 24 hours.

By Tracy Will • May 12, 2021

This "Pathways" program provides an Anatomic Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Gastroenterology Pathology and Surgical Pathology.

By MCL Education • April 9, 2021

This "Pathways" program provides an Anatomic Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Gastroenterology Pathology and Surgical Pathology.

By MCL Education • April 9, 2021

Thank you to our staff at Mayo Clinic who step up daily during this time of need to provide access to testing during the global pandemic. We appreciate each one of you and all the sacrifices you personally have made throughout this past year.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • March 12, 2021

Puanani Hopson, D.O., a Mayo Clinic pediatric gastroenterologist, explains the pancreatic elastase test — a screening test that can be useful when symptoms point to the possibility of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Dr. Hopson reviews when this test should be ordered, how it compares to other test options, and how its results can guide further evaluation.

By Samantha Rossi • January 19, 2021

A small but in-depth study conducted a postmortem evaluation of the heart tissue of 15 patients with COVID-19, including the first postmortem cardiac findings of three patients who had cleared the virus.

By Mayo Clinic News Network • December 3, 2020

Joshua Bornhorst, Ph.D., associate director of Mayo Clinic's Clinical Immunoassay Lab, explains how humans can develop an allergy to the alpha-gal molecule, and he describes a new allergen antibody test that can be used to detect it. Dr. Bornhorst also reviews other tests that should be used in conjunction with alpha-gal testing to accurately identify the scope and underlying cause of the allergy.

By Samantha Rossi • November 17, 2020

Divyanshu (Div), Dubey, M.B.B.S, gives an overview of the new Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Evaluation available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing compares to previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • September 3, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for July include the following sub-specialties: Bone and Soft Tissue & Pulmonary, Clinical Chemistry, and Gastroenterology.

By MCL Education • July 14, 2020

Monogenic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to a diverse spectrum of rare genetic disorders that present with intestinal inflammation.1 The majority of patients with monogenic IBD, unlike those with polygenic IBD, show symptoms before the age of six.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • May 20, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for April include the following sub-specialties: Gastroenterology & Surgical, Gynecological, Gastroenterology, and Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • April 14, 2020