Mayo Clinic has launched a first-of-its-kind clinical test that will be used to help patients who may be at a diagnostic “dead end” with other genetic testing. The mate-pair sequencing test can identify chromosome alterations or “breakpoints” involved in chromosome rearrangements, pinpointing the precise genes involved.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • May 12, 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

Chromosome analysis, which was once the preferred genetic test for a wide variety of congenital abnormalities, is now one of the most frequently misordered cytogenetic tests at MML. This "Specialty Testing" webinar will outline the differences in technologies and the appropriate use of each test.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • February 24, 2017

In cases of sudden or unexpected death, autopsy evaluation can include a biochemical analysis to identify deaths caused by fatty acid oxidation disorders.

By Communiqué Archive • November 16, 2016