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Presented by Mayo Clinic Laboratories, "Leveraging the Laboratory: Seize Tomorrow" is an essential conference for health system executives, industry experts, and hands-on managers looking to advance their laboratory outreach programs.

By Carly Mouzes • June 18, 2024

Mayo Clinic Laboratories' specimen pickup and delivery schedules will be altered due to the upcoming July 4th holiday. To ensure specimen stability and prevent delays, follow the guidelines outlined below for domestic clients and international clients.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • June 18, 2024

In a constrained staffing environment, how can an outreach program effectively meet customer needs? Through creativity, collaboration, and shared services, there can be multiple solutions to provide the support needed by the laboratory staff and the people they serve.

By Jane Hermansen • June 17, 2024

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This webinar, with expert presenters having both extensive lab and clinical experience, will discuss the latest updates in Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic criteria as well as a comprehensive review of the laboratory testing landscape to help listeners better understand their options.

By MCL Education • June 17, 2024

Short, interactive case studies from Mayo Clinic physicians, scientists, and allied health staff

By MCL Education • June 14, 2024

Anastasia Zekeridou, M.D., Ph.D., explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories' updated panels and methodology boost the accuracy and efficiency of testing for three autoimmune neurology biomarkers. Early diagnosis is key to managing debilitating conditions associated with these antibodies.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 11, 2024

In this episode of #LabMedicineRounds, Justin Kreuter, M.D., interviews Ashima Makol, M.B.B.S., for National Scleroderma Awareness Month, including a discussion about lab medicine's important role in diagnosis.

By MCL Education • June 7, 2024

Divyanshu Dubey, M.B.B.S., explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories' unique PDE10A and TRIM46 tests facilitate the management of central nervous system disorders triggered by cancers. Early diagnosis and treatment are important for managing disabling neurological symptoms and malignancy.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 4, 2024

This page includes updates posted to Mayo Clinic Labs during the month of May.

By Michael Hutchison • June 3, 2024

Central nervous system infections, such as meningitis and encephalitis, can be devastating for affected patients. While specific treatments are available for some of these infections, it first requires identifying the precise cause of infection. To meet that need, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has developed a metagenomics assay that can identify more than 1,000 pathogenic organisms in cerebrospinal fluid. The innovative assay, which uses an approach known as shotgun metagenomic sequencing, is one of the only such tests currently available.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 3, 2024

This month's microlearning explores the significant impact of psychological safety on employees in the workplace.

By MCL Education • June 3, 2024

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by Peter Lucas, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of Research for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) at Mayo Clinic.

By Luci Gens • May 30, 2024

In this episode of Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ “Leveraging the Laboratory” podcast, host Jane Hermansen, outreach manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, speaks with outreach solutions strategists Ellen Dijkman Dulkes and Brianne Newton. They discuss how to proactively manage the variety of patient requests and interactions that occur in an outreach laboratory beyond the phlebotomy environment.

By Luci Gens • May 28, 2024