Insight
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Eric Stern, PhD | Apr 1, 2019
Next-generation phenotyping holds promise for antibiotic de-escalation
Prenatal Diagnosis of Rare Diseases: The Dawn of Non-Invasive Methods
Prenatal Diagnosis of Rare Diseases: The Dawn of Non-Invasive Methods
Suzanne Leech, PhD | Mar 27, 2019
Definitive prenatal diagnosis currently relies on invasive techniques, but that may be changing
How to Detect Drug Test Cheats
How to Detect Drug Test Cheats
Raeesa Gupte, PhD | Mar 13, 2019
As drug test adulteration becomes more sophisticated, so do detection methods
Advances in Tuberculosis Diagnostics
Advances in Tuberculosis Diagnostics
Laura M. Bolt, PhD | Feb 27, 2019
The ability to diagnose drug resistance is improving treatment strategies and outcomes
Influenza Diagnostic Methods: RT-PCR vs. RIDTs
Influenza Diagnostic Methods: RT-PCR vs. RIDTs
Suzanne Leech, PhD | Feb 20, 2019
RT-PCR is considered the gold standard, but certain situations may call for the use of RIDTs
How Accurate is POC Glucose Testing?
How Accurate is POC Glucose Testing?
Oreoluwa Ogunyemi, MD | Feb 6, 2019
More than half of commercially available glucometers do not meet recommended accuracy guidelines
Pharmacogenetic Testing for Warfarin: Is it Worth the Hype?
Pharmacogenetic Testing for Warfarin: Is it Worth the Hype?
Raeesa Gupte, PhD | Jan 24, 2019
Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness are key considerations
The Therapeutic Potential of Bioengineered Bacteria
The Therapeutic Potential of Bioengineered Bacteria
Masha G. Savelieff, PhD | Jan 9, 2019
Genetically modified microbes designed to treat human disease have entered into preclinical and clinical development
Obstacles to Developing Tailored Normal Test Ranges
Obstacles to Developing Tailored Normal Test Ranges
John A. Bilello, PhD | Jan 2, 2019
Large data sets hold promise, but major challenges remain
Personalizing Care for At-Risk Asthma Patients
Personalizing Care for At-Risk Asthma Patients
Kim Collison, MSA, MT(ASCP) | Dec 19, 2018
A call to action for laboratories performing specific-IgE testing