Microbiology / Infectious Disease

Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, discussed how to safety remove ticks from skin with AccuWeather.com.

By Kelley Luedke • April 21, 2017

On March 21, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, presented “Advances in Diagnosing Tickborne Diseases” during a live webcast for the Centers for Disease Control Public Health Grand Rounds session.

By apriljosselyn • April 4, 2017

View this week's case study by Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D., and Audrey Schuetz, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • February 21, 2017

The algorithm can be viewed here.

By brentwestra • January 18, 2017

This week's Research Roundup highlights the development of a microscopic colitis disease activity index.

By Kelley Luedke • December 19, 2016

Matt Binnicker, Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, recently presented on the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity call, “Updated CDC Zika Laboratory Testing Guidance.”

By Kelley Luedke • December 8, 2016

The algorithm can be viewed here.

By brentwestra • November 9, 2016

In a recent interview with "GenomeWeb," Robin Patel, M.D., Director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, described a metagenomic sequencing approach her lab is testing to identify potential infections in patients whose joint replacements fail.

By Kelley Luedke • October 21, 2016

Two laboratories within the Mayo Clinic Division of Clinical Microbiology have joined efforts and launched a new service line dedicated to advancing the research and testing of vector-borne diseases.

By apriljosselyn • September 27, 2016

In a recent Clinical Laboratory News article, industry experts discuss the Zika outbreak, referencing the speed at which global pathogens spread, as well as the preparedness of the medical community to address the threat.

By Kelley Luedke • September 21, 2016

Insights gained from algorithms can help improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

By brentwestra • September 20, 2016

An algorithm is a step-by-step procedure to guide clinicians and laboratorians in appropriate laboratory test ordering.

By brentwestra • September 9, 2016

Insights gained from algorithms can help improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

By brentwestra • September 9, 2016