This week on the podcast, Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, joins "Answers From the Lab" with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. In this episode, Dr. Pritt and Dr. Theel discuss antibody testing for COVID-19, including why this testing is done and when it’s most useful.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 11, 2021

The NIH has awarded $40 million to Mayo Clinic to develop a comprehensive biorepository as the source of clinical samples for long COVID research studies.

By Tracy Will • September 29, 2021

Representing Mayo Clinic at the event, Dr. William Morice contributed his expertise and experience as leaders from around the world redoubled their commitment to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Tracy Will • September 24, 2021

In the wake of the CDC withdrawing its emergency use authorization request for a coronavirus PCR test, social media posts claimed the action signaled that the tests were flawed. Dr. Matthew Binnicker explains why those claims are false.

By Tracy Will • August 4, 2021

Mayo Clinic Laboratories reaches patients around the globe. Alumni magazine highlights this work as it details the labs' international strategy.

By Tracy Will • July 27, 2021

Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Division of Clinical Microbiology, considers the prospects for COVID-19 this fall as the traditional influenza season ramps up.

By Tracy Will • July 26, 2021

Elitza Theel, Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Disease Serology Lab was featured in a discussion on NBC News about COVID-19 antibody tests.

By Tracy Will • July 20, 2021

In May and June 2021, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced three new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Suzanne Ferguson • July 15, 2021

For the third straight year, Mayo Clinic Laboratories has been named as a UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network (PLN) care provider, giving UnitedHealthcare members in-network access to our comprehensive sub-specialty testing menu.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • July 8, 2021

Mayo Clinic Laboratories has launched a first-in-the-U.S. autoimmune test of the Kelchlike protein 11 antibody, or KLHL11, which is used to detect autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer.

By Suzanne Ferguson • June 16, 2021

Dr. Hipp is a board-certified pathologist with fellowship training in pathology informatics, as well as artificial intelligence, machine, and deep-learning experience.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • May 25, 2021

In April 2021, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced two new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Suzanne Ferguson • May 13, 2021

Dr. Guenzel, a fellow in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics at Mayo Clinic, is the recipient of this award for his publication “The critical role of psychosine in screening, diagnosis, and monitoring of Krabbe disease.”

By Tracy Will • April 16, 2021