In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Sean Pittock, M.D., explains Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) and the critical importance of a sensitive and specific AQP4-IgG laboratory test for early diagnosis and treatment.
PACE In this month’s “Virtual Lecture”, Lisa M. Rimsza, M.D. covers the history and spectrum of diseases known as “amyloidosis” presented in the context of a clinical case report published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The clinical presentation, detection methods, classification, prognosis, and non-amyloid immunoglobulin deposition diseases are described including recent comprehensive mass spectrometry data from Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL This "Phlebotomy Webinar" presentation highlights the most common pre-analytical variables encountered in the hospital setting that may compromise blood specimen integrity and lead to specimen recollection.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Joaquín J. García, M.D., highlights the value of Mayo Clinic’s Pathology Consultation practice and provides guidance for optimizing the consult experience with Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., reviews the use of neurological phenotype-based evaluations, the move away from the paraneoplastic evaluation, and upcoming changes to test profiles.
PACE / State of CA / State of FL In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., goes over the importance of maintaining a healthy blood donor community by talking about the effects of blood donation on stored iron and describing which individuals are at a higher risk for iron deficiency anemia.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Paul Jannetto, Ph.D., discusses the high-resolution targeted stimulant and PCP screening test from Mayo Clinic Laboratories, which offers sensitivity and specificity for use in the monitoring and management of patients who are prescribed CNS stimulant medications.
In this month’s Hot Topic, Robin Patel, M.D., discusses Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ new PCR assay for detection of Helicobacter pylori detection and determination of clarithromycin resistance directly from stool.