Leslie Donato, Ph.D., DABCC, Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Laboratory Medicine and Co-Director of the Hospital Clinical Laboratory and Point-of-Care Testing at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, recently authored an article in Clinical Laboratory News on irritable bowel syndrome.

By Kelley Luedke • May 11, 2017

This week’s Research Roundup highlights autologous mesenchymal stem cells, applied in a bioabsorbable matrix, for treatment of perianal fistulas in patients with Crohn's disease.

By Kelley Luedke • April 17, 2017

Detection of individuals with low thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) activity who are at risk for excessive myelosuppression or severe hematopoietic toxicity when taking thiopurine drugs.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • March 29, 2017

Mayo Clinic has completed validation of its existing Infliximab Quantitation with Reflex to Antibodies to Infliximab, Serum test for the new biosimilar drug Inflectra. Clients can ...

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • March 7, 2017

The differential diagnosis for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). While the clinical presentation is similar, IBD is an inflammatory disease, while IBS is a noninflammatory disease. View this "Hot Topic" to learn about testing for IBD and IBS.

By MCL Education • September 6, 2016

The new Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, PCR, Feces test is now available to the Mayo Clinic practice and Mayo Medical Laboratories clients.

By Brent Westra • March 10, 2016

Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) infection is among the most common bacterial infections worldwide with approximately one-half of the world’s population infected. Several invasive and noninvasive testing methods are available to detect H pylori infection.

By Communiqué Archive • January 15, 2016