The latest in laboratory medicine
Lab medicine is an ever-evolving field, and staying up to date can be a challenge. Mayo Clinic Laboratories' podcasts are designed to share the information you need to know about the latest developments in laboratory diagnostics.
William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., review where the COVID-19 pandemic stands today and how it may change as we head into the fall.
John Mills, Ph.D., explains Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ approach to MAG antibody testing. The ELISA-based assay uses higher reference ranges and human MAG antigen to detect MAG antibodies, which are associated with a rare, hard-to-treat condition known as DADS neuropathy.
In this episode of Lab Medicine Rounds, Dr. Daniela Hermelin, an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine Services at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, discusses what learners should pay attention to during training to be successful in real life.
In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt talk about what the recent surge in COVID-19 cases means and how we can all do our part to help prevent further spread.
In this episode, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt, discuss the rise in cases of COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus delta variant in the U.S., especially in areas with low vaccination rates.
In this episode of Lab Medicine Rounds, Hilary Ryder, M.D., an American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Certified Health Care Ethicist, member of the ethics committee at Texas Health Fort Worth, and former chair of the ethics committee at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, discusses medical ethics.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D., and William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., discuss how to prevent, diagnose, and treat vector-borne diseases — illness you get from blood-feeding anthropods like ticks and mosquitos — that are more common during the summertime.
Pua Hopson, D.O., discusses Mayo Clinic Labs’ new disaccharidase activity panel, which measures levels of five digestive enzymes to identify deficiencies that cause carbohydrate maldigestion and can lead to chronic conditions like celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease. Performed on tissue sample biopsies during upper endoscopy, the activity panel is the gold standard test for detecting disaccharidase deficiencies.
William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update. In this episode, Dr. Morice and Bobbi Pritt, M.D. discuss a recent report to Congress that outlined potential laboratory fee reimbursement changes, and what that could mean for labs going forward.
Divyanshu (Div) Dubey, M.B.B.S., explains how Mayo Clinic Labs’ new Kelch-11 antibody test — the first in the world — can confirm diagnosis, guide treatment, and improve outcomes in patients affected by testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis.
In this episode of Lab Medicine Rounds, Sounak Gupta, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, discusses hereditary oncology and the importance of performing molecular testing of solid tumors.