MML Featured Stories

Starting December 7, you will notice enhancements to MayoClinicLabs.com. We are building a better website for you, our clients, to ensure the best experience possible. We’re moving toward a simpler, more intuitive and customized experience, making it easier to do business with us. 

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • December 6, 2021

While Gregor Heinrich never could have imagined that testicular cancer was related to his problems with his vision and gait, learning he was positive for KLHL11 protein biomarkers meant he could receive treatment for both the cancer and the illness behind it.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • December 6, 2021

In this month's "Hot Topic," Jess Peterson, M.D., discusses changes to Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ hematology FISH menu to increase awareness, provide reasoning, and highlight some of the great things that are coming.

By MCL Education • December 6, 2021

In this episode of Lab Medicine Rounds, Justin Kreuter, M.D., and Thomas Grys, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and co-director of Microbiology at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus, discuss valley fever testing and the importance of clinical context.

By MCL Education • December 3, 2021

The following list includes updates posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of November.

By MCL Education • December 2, 2021

Since being diagnosed with Graves’ disease, Ryan Black has come to know all too well the pain and discomfort of frequent blood draws. But rather than wallow in self-pity, the teen is spending her time trying to make blood draws easier and less painful for others like her. And she’s doing it with research from Mayo Clinic.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • November 24, 2021

Michelle Kluge, M.S., CGC, explains how Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ CYPZ assay provides accurate testing for congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Using an in-depth methodology that incorporates Sanger sequencing, MCL can provide clear answers for carriers and individuals clinically affected by the most common form of CAH.

By Samantha Rossi • November 23, 2021

Starting mid-November, you will notice enhancements to MayoClinicLabs.com. We are building a better website for you, our clients, to ensure the best experience possible. We’re moving toward a simpler, more intuitive and customized experience, making it easier to do business with us.

By Mayo Clinic Laboratories • November 18, 2021

Wei Shen, Ph.D., explains Mayo Clinic Laboratories' new expert-backed, hereditary oncology panels, which use next-generation sequencing to identify genetic mutations linked to increased cancer risk. By only including clinically significant genes, the panels provide clarity on diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment approaches.

By Samantha Rossi • November 16, 2021

The last installment of our 50th Anniversary series explores how Mayo Clinic Laboratories pioneered best practices in the area of specimen accessioning and delivery.

By Christoph Bahn • November 15, 2021

Audrey Schuetz, M.D., discusses Mayo Clinic Laboratories' PCR assay that identifies two recently described staphylococcus species. The assay is unique in its ability to distinguish the new organisms from Staphylococcus aureus, providing clearer results that ultimately improve patient care.

By Samantha Rossi • November 9, 2021

Advanced testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories that confirmed a diagnosis of myasthenia gravis put Lorinda McKinley on the road to renewed health after she nearly lost it all to the rare autoimmune disease.

By Robin Huiras-Carlson • November 1, 2021

In this episode of Lab Medicine Rounds, Joseph Yao, M.D., Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the Mayo Clinic, discusses lessons learned from navigating the current COVID-19 pandemic.

By MCL Education • October 22, 2021