Gastroenterology

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
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 mayocliniclabs • 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

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

This week’s Research Roundup determines the clinical validity of hereditary colorectal cancer and polyposis susceptibility genes using the clinical genome resource clinical validity framework.

By Kelley Luedke • December 24, 2018

PACE / State of CA / State of FL
This “Virtual Lecture” will discuss the complex factors that determine liver-graft eligibility from both a surgeon’s and pathologist’s perspectives.

By MCL Education • November 26, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal manifestations of IgG4-related disease.

By Kelley Luedke • November 5, 2018

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Robin Patel, M.D., will discuss the bacteria that cause pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Pertussis is highly contagious and spreads rapidly through families, schools, and hospitals. While adults and children may have relatively mild symptoms, the disease can be deadly for infants and newborns.

By Robin Patel, M.D. • October 1, 2018

Many patients may have flare-ups of their disease, or they may stop responding to treatment. In these situations, the clinician may choose to increase the dose administered or recommend more frequent injections. One cause of decreased response to treatment is the appearance of anti-drug antibodies or “immunogenicity.”

By mayocliniclabs • September 7, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights how fasting blood glucose levels provide an estimate of duration and progression of pancreatic cancer before diagnosis.

By Kelley Luedke • August 20, 2018

This week’s Research Roundup highlights gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal manifestations of immunoglobulin G4-related disease.

By Kelley Luedke • July 23, 2018