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Top highlights include: CMS rolls out new payment model on improving cancer treatments, Mayo Clinic Waseca breaks ground on renovation project, Wearables are collecting a flood of data - an ambitious new study of pregnancy aims to prove that's valuable for health.

By Samantha Rossi • July 1, 2022

Mayo Clinic Laboratories' rapid response to public health threats has been honed during outbreaks of viruses like 2009’s H1N1 influenza, Zika, Ebola and, most recently, COVID-19. Before COVID-19, laboratory staff were already experts in developing and implementing new tests — but never on such an aggressive timeline.

By Barbara J. Toman • June 28, 2022

Top highlights include: A gull flaps its wings and a deadly virus explodes, Doctors increasingly prescribe time in nature to promote mental and physical health, Father's Day miracle: newborn receives organ donation right on time Minnesota.

By Samantha Rossi • June 24, 2022

The Department of Health and Human Services has named Mayo Clinic Laboratories as one of five commercial laboratories to expand access and capacity for monkeypox testing.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 23, 2022

Top highlights include: Remission Seen in Every Rectal Cancer Patient in Small Study of Drug, Mayo Clinic urges men to get check-ups ahead of Father's Day, Getting closer to a vaccine for cancer.

By Samantha Rossi • June 17, 2022

This July, Mayo Clinic’s Neuroimmunology Laboratory will showcase its revolutionary approach to autoimmune neurology testing at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Summer Conference: Autoimmune Neurology and Neurology Year in Review in San Francisco. During the meeting, Mayo Clinic Laboratories representatives will highlight our growing list of disease-specific tests and discuss how results can inform decision-making and improve treatment outcomes.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • June 16, 2022

Due to the Independence Day holiday, Mayo Clinic Laboratories' specimen pickup and delivery schedules will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround times are not affected, plan ahead.

By Samantha Rossi • June 11, 2022

Today's highlights include: Moderna says updated vaccine works better against Omicron, FDA advisors back Novavax COVID shot, and disparities remain in opioid treatment access.

By Meghann Southwick • June 10, 2022

The field of clinical microbiology has a long and distinguished history at Mayo Clinic. Since the early 1900s, the clinical microbiology team has played important and leading roles in advancing testing and patient care.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • June 3, 2022

Today's highlights include: Spread of monkeypox underscores need for physicians to be ready to understand, Pfizer completes application to FDA for vaccine for children under 5, and connect is key to supporting multiple sclerosis patients.

By Meghann Southwick • June 3, 2022

In May 2022, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced eighteen new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Meghann Southwick • June 2, 2022

Learn more about proactive pediatric inflammatory bowel testing in a live via Zoom webinar. Including a presentation by Mayo Clinic gastroenterological disease testing specialist Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D., and a Q&A discussion, the session will highlight how Mayo Clinic Labs testing can improve outcomes for pediatric patients.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • May 31, 2022

Dr. Morice talks about what lies ahead for laboratory medicine and how the opportunities and challenges in the field are intertwined.

By Tracy Will • May 31, 2022