Testing

View a full list of new CPT codes, Test Classification Updates, LOINC Codes, and Z-Codes posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of April 2019.

By Andy Tofilon • May 6, 2019

The diagnosis of mitochondrial disease can be particularly challenging as the presentation can occur at any age, involve virtually any organ system, and be associated with widely varying severities. Due to the considerable overlap in the clinical phenotypes of various mitochondrial disorders, it is often difficult to distinguish these specific inherited disorders without genetic testing.

By Alyssa Frank • May 3, 2019

In April 2019, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced nine new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Emily Linginfelter • May 2, 2019

As the world leader in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic conditions, we know the importance of laboratory testing in a patient’s episode of care. Visit us at booth #1301 at AAN 2019 to discuss how our testing can integrate with your practice.

By mayocliniclabs • May 1, 2019

The current diagnostic tools in a pathologist’s arsenal sometimes cannot provide a clear distinction between primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (one of the few lymphomas more common in younger women) and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma overall.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 30, 2019

The standard laboratory test to diagnose multiple myeloma dates back to the Eisenhower administration. Research at Mayo Clinic spearheaded by David Murray, M.D., Ph.D. (PATH ’10), and fueled by his experience as an industrial chemist has led to a new assay to screen and diagnose the disease.

By mayocliniclabs • April 29, 2019

Joshua Bornhorst, Ph.D., gives an overview of the new Copeptin test available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing improves upon previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • April 18, 2019

View a full list of new CPT codes, Test Classification Updates, LOINC Codes, and Z-Codes posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of March 2019.

By Andy Tofilon • April 6, 2019

In March 2019, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced six new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Emily Linginfelter • April 4, 2019

View a full list of new CPT codes, Test Classification Updates, LOINC Codes, and Z-Codes posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of February 2019.

By Andy Tofilon • March 28, 2019

Breath Diagnostics, Inc. and Mayo Clinic Laboratories have announced a collaboration to develop clinical diagnostic tests that use patient breath samples to identify individual biomarkers that can predict a spectrum of diseases. The two organizations will initially focus on a test that can detect lung cancer.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 26, 2019

Jeffrey (Jeff) Meeusen, Ph.D., gives an overview of the new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) lipoprotein profile available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He discusses when this testing should be ordered, how this testing improves upon previous testing approaches, and what clinical action can be taken due to the results of this testing.

By Alyssa Frank • March 22, 2019

Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL), S.A., a Luxembourg-based diagnostics company and leader in virology genotyping, and Mayo Clinic Laboratories have announced a collaboration. The two organizations are working together to develop a clinical test that will detect mutations associated with antiviral resistance in human cytomegalovirus.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • March 19, 2019