PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This “Specialty Testing” webinar will discuss the collaborative effort which led to the discovery of Kelch like protein 11 (KLHL11) IgG as a specific biomarker of neurological autoimmunity associated testicular germ cell tumor.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This "Continual Improvement" webinar will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has been fast and furious but has also been an incredible learning opportunity. It has presented a variety of challenges as it has unfolded during the last year.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - This "Phlebotomy Webinar" will discuss the various types of swabs that can be used to collect specimens for SARS-CoV-2 molecular testing.
PACE/State of CA/State of FL - In this month’s “Virtual Lecture” Yasmeen M. Butt, M.D. will describe the pathology of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI), how to assess biopsies of suspected EVALI cases, and discuss the controversies surrounding an EVALI diagnosis.
Being able to identify SARS-CoV-2 in tissue is key to better understand the virus that causes COVID-19. Now, a first-of-its-kind test that detects SARS-CoV-2 in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue is available from Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., will provide you with an overview of the potential differences in potassium levels that may occur when testing capillary blood versus a venous sample.
Dr. Matthew Binnicker addresses the dramatic decrease in flu cases, and the corresponding drop in serious illness and death related to influenza, seen throughout the country this year.
Dendritic cells play a crucial role in the body's immune response. Research has shown that too few of these cells in the blood may signal a defect in innate immunity. Up to this point, however, no clinical test has been available to count dendritic cells.
This "Specialty Testing" webinar will address practical aspects and pitfalls in the molecular diagnosis of brain tumors.
Patrice Brown, PA(ASCP), shares her story of growing up in Virginia and moving to Rochester, Minnesota to work at Mayo Clinic. She also shares her unique perspective of traveling internationally as COVID-19 was starting to spread.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Gessi Pino, a genetic counselor in the Biochemical Genetics Lab at Mayo Clinic, and Kimiyo Raymond, M.D., a clinical consultant in the laboratory and an expert in Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG), discuss glycosylation and its importance in human biology, highlight laboratory testing, and offer strategies to screen and diagnose CDGs.
William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., look back at how the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped laboratory medicine throughout 2020.