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As a global reference laboratory integrated with a world-renowned academic health care institution, Mayo Clinic Laboratories helps providers advance patient care, strengthen your practice, and broaden access to specialized testing. Follow news about Mayo Clinic Laboratories here to be the first to know about new test launches and learn about operational updates that may affect your institution.
Mayo Clinic Laboratories' rapid response to public health threats has been honed during outbreaks of viruses like 2009’s H1N1 influenza, Zika, Ebola and, most recently, COVID-19. Before COVID-19, laboratory staff were already experts in developing and implementing new tests — but never on such an aggressive timeline.
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The Department of Health and Human Services has named Mayo Clinic Laboratories as one of five commercial laboratories to expand access and capacity for monkeypox testing.
Top highlights include: Remission Seen in Every Rectal Cancer Patient in Small Study of Drug, Mayo Clinic urges men to get check-ups ahead of Father's Day, Getting closer to a vaccine for cancer.
This July, Mayo Clinic’s Neuroimmunology Laboratory will showcase its revolutionary approach to autoimmune neurology testing at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Summer Conference: Autoimmune Neurology and Neurology Year in Review in San Francisco. During the meeting, Mayo Clinic Laboratories representatives will highlight our growing list of disease-specific tests and discuss how results can inform decision-making and improve treatment outcomes.
Due to the Independence Day holiday, Mayo Clinic Laboratories' specimen pickup and delivery schedules will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround times are not affected, plan ahead.
Today's highlights include: Moderna says updated vaccine works better against Omicron, FDA advisors back Novavax COVID shot, and disparities remain in opioid treatment access.
The field of clinical microbiology has a long and distinguished history at Mayo Clinic. Since the early 1900s, the clinical microbiology team has played important and leading roles in advancing testing and patient care.
Today's highlights include: Spread of monkeypox underscores need for physicians to be ready to understand, Pfizer completes application to FDA for vaccine for children under 5, and connect is key to supporting multiple sclerosis patients.
In May 2022, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced eighteen new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.
This list includes updates posted to mayocliniclabs.com during the month of May.
Learn more about proactive pediatric inflammatory bowel testing in a live via Zoom webinar. Including a presentation by Mayo Clinic gastroenterological disease testing specialist Ann Moyer, M.D., Ph.D., and a Q&A discussion, the session will highlight how Mayo Clinic Labs testing can improve outcomes for pediatric patients.