In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Paul Jannetto, Ph.D., discusses the high-resolution targeted opioid screening test from Mayo Clinic Laboratories, which offers sensitivity and specificity for use in the monitoring and management of patients who are prescribed opioid pain-relieving medication.
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Andrew McKeon, M.B., B.Ch., M.D., highlights the rapidly evolving field of autoimmune neurology. The importance of a timely and accurate diagnosis of autoimmune neurological disorders cannot be understated, so it is important that neurologists all understand the patient presentation as well as available testing and treatment options.
In this month’s “Hot Topic,” Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., will provide an overview of coronaviruses associated with severe respiratory illness, review the two main laboratory tests, and discuss the factors that influence the sensitivity of PCR for detecting SARS-CoV-2 in patients with COVID-19.
In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Fr. Nick Mezacapa, talks about the effort that it takes to positively work through the isolation and worry generated by the coronavirus. He also reviews helpful steps to inspire a healthy survival attitude. You don’t want to miss this motivational, uplifting, and humorous presentation.
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In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Jeffrey Meeusen, Ph.D., describes the role of lipids in cardiovascular disease, deficiencies with current reporting of LDL, and advantages of enhanced estimates for LDL cholesterol.