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National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 24–30, honors and recognizes the dedication, innovation, and expertise that clinical lab professionals bring to patient care every day.
Today's highlights include: Study mines cancer genetics to help with targeted treatment, Mayo Clinic to launch staffing tool app to find 'right nurse for the right role', and new blood biomarker may lead to early diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia.
Mayo Clinic recently announced plans to invest in an expansion project to enhance laboratory medicine. The expansion project will support Mayo Clinic Laboratories' goal to provide diagnostics to Mayo Clinic patients throughout the nation and abroad. Health care teams around the world will have access to laboratory testing through Mayo Clinic Laboratories' Test Catalog, and Mayo Clinic patients will have access to testing via their Mayo Clinic health care providers.
Topics include: Why women's risk of heart disease increased during the pandemic and information about the most commonly asked questions for when to get your second COVID-19 booster.
Today's highlights include: Facing 'alarming' health care worker shortage, unusual cases of hepatitis in young children, and why women's risk of heart disease increased during the pandemic.
Topic's Include: Testing wastewater for COVID-19: The clearest path to understanding community infection, and the latest advice about COVID-19 boosters.
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified clear differences in brain and spinal cord scarring in patients with demyelinating diseases.
Today's Highlights Include: 5 reasons to consider becoming an organ donor, why so many women in middle age are on antidepressants, and should you get a second COVID-19 vaccine booster?
In March 2022, Mayo Clinic Laboratories announced eighteen new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.
Saliva testing has emerged as a viable option for obtaining rapid, reliable test results during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Darci Block considers how this type of testing may expand beyond the pandemic, and the obstacles in its way.
The Specimens Operations team at Mayo Clinic Laboratories is dedicated to ensuring that patient samples reach the labs quickly and safely. Get an inside look at how they accomplish that crucial goal for more than 40,000 specimens every day.
Topic's Include: Transplant, new model of care give hope to Salvadoran mom after cancer diagnosis, what you need to know about the COVID-19 BA.2 subvariant, and why calling the highly contagious COVID-19 omicron BA.2 a ‘stealth variant’ is a misnomer.