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.
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.
View this week's case study by Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D., and Audrey Schuetz, M.D., and make your diagnosis.
The algorithm can be viewed here.
This week's Research Roundup highlights the development of a microscopic colitis disease activity index.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Insights gained from algorithms can help improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.
An algorithm is a step-by-step procedure to guide clinicians and laboratorians in appropriate laboratory test ordering.