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Orthopedic surgeon William Shaughnessy, M.D., watched the 21-plane “Missing Man” flyover with pride knowing his son Mike was one of the Navy pilots honoring the late President George H.W. Bush.

By In the Loop • January 17, 2019

Monica Kendall, PA(ASCP), Pathologists’ Assistant and Death Investigator Supervisor in the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Mayo Clinic, was elected to the Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators Board of Directors.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • January 14, 2019

On the January 5 broadcast of Mayo Clinic Radio, Justin Kreuter, M.D., Medical Director of Mayo’s Blood Donor Program, discussed the continuous need for blood donors. National Blood Donor Month takes place each January to signify the importance of blood donation.

By Kelley Luedke • January 11, 2019

At just 3 years of age, Reid Gleeson’s passion is quite unique. He loves “trashy” things. Mayo staff recently pulled some strings so Reid could get an insider’s look at the world of garbage.

By In the Loop • January 10, 2019

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix have found that knowing the test results from BioFire’s rapid multiplex diagnostic panel for detecting blood stream infections does not actually alter certain aspects of clinician prescribing behavior, contradicting previous published reports.

By Kelley Luedke • January 4, 2019

Nine-year-old Gabe Carranza and Mayo pharmacy tech Adam Savage don’t quite remember how it all began, but swapping one-liners when they see one another now never gets old.

By In the Loop • January 3, 2019

The cover of the December issue of Clinical Chemistry features physicians and scientists in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) at Mayo Clinic for their American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Learning Lab work.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • December 28, 2018

Patients nearing the end of life often have loved ones who can be by their side and offer comfort. But when they don’t, Mayo volunteers make sure the patient is not alone.

By In the Loop • December 27, 2018

Years ago, a one-horse open sleigh was the preferred method of transportation in winter. A new exhibit on the Mayo Campus in Rochester, Minnesota, features, among other historical tidbits on frontier medicine, a story of a sleigh ride gone awry for Dr. W. W. Mayo.

By In the Loop • December 20, 2018

Robin Patel, M.D., Chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, was recently featured in Clinical Laboratory News about antibiotic-resistant infections and shortening the time to identify organisms and resistance.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • December 17, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Asian longhorned tick has spread across nine states since it first appeared in the U.S. Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory and Co-Director of Vector-Borne Diseases Lab Services in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, discusses the risks.

By Kelley Luedke • December 14, 2018

Jennifer Koski from the Post-Bulletin recently had the pleasure of talking to the woman who bought Sister Antoine’s desk. Sister Antoine died in February at 104 years old and was the last surviving sister to have worked with the Mayo Brothers.

By Alyssa Frank • December 13, 2018

Nikola Baumann, Ph.D., Director of the Central Clinical Laboratory and Central Processing Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, was recently featured in CAP Today about biotin interference. According to findings of a Mayo Clinic study, biotin use is not rare, and don’t count on it being listed in the patient’s electronic medical record.

By Kelley Luedke • December 11, 2018