Gastroenterology

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

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

By MCL Education • March 10, 2020

PACE
This “Specialty Testing” webinar will describe the utility of microsatellite instability testing in colorectal cancer care and discuss the limitation of various assays used to diagnose microsatellite instability.

By MCL Education • November 19, 2019

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Melissa Snyder, Ph.D., shares information on therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, therapeutic MAb quantitation, and their immunogenicity assessment.

By MCL Education • October 23, 2019

Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, recently spoke with Consultant360 regarding testing for viral gastroenteritis.

By Suzanne Ferguson • October 10, 2019

PACE
Identification of early-onset IBD patients may enable tailored treatment and surveillance plans. With over 50 genes implicated in early-onset IBD, genetic testing should be included in the workup of children under the age of six with IBD. Join Mayo Clinic, in this “Specialty Testing” webinar, for a discussion of this testing and its clinical application.

By MCL Education • August 13, 2019

As the world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal conditions for the last 28 years, we know the importance of laboratory testing in a patient's care. Visit us at Digestive Disease Week 2019, May 19—21, Booth #2927.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • May 17, 2019

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a common cause of disease in the transplant population. In some patients who are diagnosed with CMV and are on antiviral treatment for infections, the virus may develop resistance to the drugs. This “Hot Topic” will provide an overview of a new test developed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories, which uses next-generation sequencing technology to identify mutations in the genome of CMV that may be associated with antiviral resistance.

By MCL Education • May 13, 2019

Joseph Yao, M.D., gives an overview of this new test available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing improves upon other testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • May 8, 2019

Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., gives an overview of the new NASH-FibroTest available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing improves upon previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • March 18, 2019

Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D., gives an overview of the inflammatory bowel disease primary immunodeficiency testing available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing improves upon previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Emily Linginfelter • February 5, 2019

This week’s Research Roundup highlights the identification of prognostic phenotypes of esophageal adenocarcinoma in two independent cohorts.

By Kelley Luedke • January 14, 2019