Testing

In December 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced seven new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • January 11, 2018

Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, recently highlighted how new tests are developed in Mayo Clinic’s Neuroimmunology Laboratory.

By Kelley Luedke • January 1, 2018

In October 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced eight new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • November 9, 2017

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Bobbi Pritt, M.D., will discuss a powerful new technology called “multiplex molecular testing” that can assist in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal infections.

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • November 6, 2017

Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D., discusses an additional gene, NUDT15, which is important in the prediction of thiopurine-related toxicity This gene has been added to our TPMT genotyping assay available through Mayo Medical Laboratories.

By mayocliniclabs • October 25, 2017

Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the importance of pharmacogenomics testing to limit adverse drug reactions and the new focused pharmacogenomics panel available through Mayo Medical Laboratories.

By mayocliniclabs • October 23, 2017

In September 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced five new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • October 12, 2017

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Matt Binnicker, Ph.D., explains how syndromic testing can be used to diagnose viral and bacterial respiratory infections, the advantages of using this method, and when a syndromic respiratory panel should be ordered.

By Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D. • October 2, 2017

Mayo Clinic and National Decision Support Company unveil CareSelect Lab™ to provide real-time medical guidance when ordering clinical lab tests. The tool assists health care providers with appropriate ordering of lab testing, improving patient care and reducing wasteful spending.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • September 19, 2017

In August 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced a new test along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • September 14, 2017

Devin Oglesbee, Ph.D., Director of the Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Laboratories at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of the lysosomal storage disease panel, when it is appropriate to order this test, what actions the results allow you to take, and how this test improves upon previous approaches.

By mayocliniclabs • September 6, 2017

In July 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced three brand new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • August 10, 2017

Gessi Bentz Pino, CGS, a Genetic Counselor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of the lysosomal storage disorders screen, when it is appropriate to order this test, what actions the results allow you to take, and how this test improves upon previous approaches.

By mayocliniclabs • August 4, 2017