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A winter storm is occurring in the Northeast which may impact specimen transport. The winter storm is expected to spread snow, strong winds, and create possible blizzard conditions which could impact courier pickups and route delays. We are monitoring the situation and will implement contingency plans as needed to avoid any potential delays. Clients should expect to be contacted directly by the couriers should any routes be modified or canceled.
Mark your calendar for Friday, April 12, and join Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology for their 9th Annual Forensic Science Symposium in Rochester, Minnesota. This symposium will cover a wide range of topics, including water-related search and rescue, water-related deaths, firearms examination, deaths related to alcohol consumption, electrocution, huffing, and others.
Reserve your spot for the 24th International Surgical Pathology Symposium, which will take place May 7–10, 2024, at the Intercontinental in Dublin, Ireland. This conference will address common and uncommon diagnostic dilemmas encountered within surgical pathology practice.
The following list includes updates posted to Mayo Clinic Labs during the month of January: CPT Code and Test Classification Updates Test IDTest NameUpdated11INE607430Factor XI InhibitorRead more
Mayo Clinic Laboratories now offers the first preeclampsia-specific test (Mayo ID: PERA) that can be used to stratify patients into low or high-risk categories, indicating whether a patient is at risk for developing preeclampsia with severe features. With this information, clinicians can make more informed decisions about hospitalization, monitoring, more frequent checkups, and even early delivery.
Registration is now open for Phlebotomy 2024: Pathways to Excellence, a virtual conference by Mayo Clinic Laboratories. This three-day event offers insights and techniques for managing burnout and ways to create a positive patient experience.
Due to a major weather impact at the FedEx hub in Memphis, Tennessee, the Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ Global Logistics team is working to minimize any client impacts. Please visit our website for updates. For any immediate needs, please contact Customer Service at 800-533-1710 and ask to be forwarded to the Global Logistics specialist.
Globally, five million deaths are associated with bacterial antimicrobial resistance each year, but the complexity of the issue is there is no single solution because we need to use antibiotics. It’s about finding a different way to live with it.
Discover the latest advancements in parasitology at the 2024 Parasitology Workshop presented by Mayo Clinic Laboratories. This two-day interactive workshop held Aug. 16–17 will provide hands-on laboratory experience, presentations by subject matter experts, a review of laboratory identification methods, and an algorithmic approach to parasite identification, including conventional and molecular techniques.
There is a major weather system moving across the United States that may impact specimen transport. Winter storm Finn is expected to spread snow, strong winds, and create possible blizzard conditions into the Plains and Midwest. This may impact courier pickups and cause delays at major hubs (Fed Ex and UPS). We are monitoring and tracking this situation with our logistics partners and are prepared to adjust to minimize challenges. Clients should expect to be contacted directly by the couriers should any routes be modified or canceled.
Mayo Clinic Laboratories is excited to announce our participation in Medlab Middle East 2024, a medical conference and exhibition taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 5–8, 2024.
Explore a diverse range of topics, from water-related search and rescue to firearms examination, at this exclusive symposium. Dive deep into real-world case studies covering deaths related to alcohol consumption, electrocution, huffing, and more. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend breakout sessions on search and rescue, firearms, and K9 units for hands-on learning.