Management

The Human Dimension of Laboratory Automation

The Human Dimension of Laboratory Automation

The Human Dimension of Laboratory Automation

Will automation be a friend or foe to clinical laboratory staff?

Technology

NGS versus Sanger Sequencing for Clinical Decisions

NGS versus Sanger Sequencing for Clinical Decisions

NGS versus Sanger Sequencing for Clinical Decisions

It would be an unnecessary stretch of resources in the clinical setting to use NGS for needs that can be satisfied by Sanger sequencing
Pathogen Proteotyping:
A Game Changer for Clinical
Microbiology

Pathogen Proteotyping: A Game Changer for Clinical Microbiology

Pathogen Proteotyping: A Game Changer for Clinical Microbiology

How mass spectrometry can transform the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases
Single-Cell Genomics in Disease Research and Diagnostics

Single-Cell Genomics in Disease Research and Diagnostics

Single-Cell Genomics in Disease Research and Diagnostics

Advances in single-cell genomics are resolving cell-type-specific features of pathological conditions
How Whole Slide Imaging is Changing the Role of the Pathologist

How Whole Slide Imaging is Changing the Role of the Pathologist

How Whole Slide Imaging is Changing the Role of the Pathologist

The use of whole slide imaging is still in its infancy, but it has the potential to revolutionize the field of pathology

Insight

The Power of Predictive Biomarkers

The Power of Predictive Biomarkers

The Power of Predictive Biomarkers

ddPCR-based liquid biopsies can provide reliable and timely biomarker information to help guide treatment decisions
How Accurate is POC Glucose Testing?

How Accurate is POC Glucose Testing?

How Accurate is POC Glucose Testing?

More than half of commercially available glucometers do not meet recommended accuracy guidelines
Solutions to Hemolysis in Point-of-Care Testing

Solutions to Hemolysis in Point-of-Care Testing

Solutions to Hemolysis in Point-of-Care Testing

Improved processes and tools are needed to ensure sample quality
How Point-of-Care Testing Can Add Value to Healthcare Providers

How Point-of-Care Testing Can Add Value to Healthcare Providers

How Point-of-Care Testing Can Add Value to Healthcare Providers

Today’s healthcare environment demands speed, accuracy, efficiency, and improvements to patient experience
The Need for Faster UTI Pathogen Detection

The Need for Faster UTI Pathogen Detection

The Need for Faster UTI Pathogen Detection

Urine culture is the gold standard, but labs can accelerate detection by using molecular methods
Breaking Down Data Silos in the Lab

Breaking Down Data Silos in the Lab

Breaking Down Data Silos in the Lab

How integrated data management systems can support diagnostic labs
The Need for Standardization in Liquid Biopsy Sample Prep

The Need for Standardization in Liquid Biopsy Sample Prep

The Need for Standardization in Liquid Biopsy Sample Prep

Reproducible workflows would help clinical labs successfully and routinely perform liquid biopsy assays
Single-Cell Proteomics: From Concept to Reality

Single-Cell Proteomics: From Concept to Reality

Single-Cell Proteomics: From Concept to Reality

Single-cell functional proteomics is accelerating cancer immunology research and could improve clinical outcomes
Advances in Early HIV Detection

Advances in Early HIV Detection

Advances in Early HIV Detection

Early diagnosis is critical, but fraught with challenges including the widespread use of PrEP
Battling COVID-19 and Bracing for the Flu: How Molecular Tests Can Help

Battling COVID-19 and Bracing for the Flu: How Molecular Tests Can Help

Battling COVID-19 and Bracing for the Flu: How Molecular Tests Can Help

Rapid, multiplex molecular tests will give labs flexibility and scalability as they plan for the upcoming flu season
Tumor Organoids for Functional Precision Oncology

Tumor Organoids for Functional Precision Oncology

Tumor Organoids for Functional Precision Oncology

Researchers are using patient-derived tumor organoids to match patients with optimal treatments
From Sick Care to Well Care

From Sick Care to Well Care

From Sick Care to Well Care

How healthcare is primed for disruption
Hemoglobin A1C Screening in Early
Gestational Diabetes

Hemoglobin A1C Screening in Early Gestational Diabetes

Hemoglobin A1C Screening in Early Gestational Diabetes

With no clear standards for A1C screening in early pregnancy, researchers focus on establishing useful guidelines
Could Procalcitonin Tests Reduce Antibiotic Use in COVID-19?

Could Procalcitonin Tests Reduce Antibiotic Use in COVID-19?

Could Procalcitonin Tests Reduce Antibiotic Use in COVID-19?

Recent evidence suggests procalcitonin tests may be able to identify COVID-19 patients with bacterial coinfections to guide antibiotic treatment
An Innovative Approach to Nucleic Acid Extraction from FFPE Samples

An Innovative Approach to Nucleic Acid Extraction from FFPE Samples

An Innovative Approach to Nucleic Acid Extraction from FFPE Samples

Isotachophoresis offers a novel approach to nucleic acid separation that overcomes the limitations and drawbacks of column- and bead-based methods

Regulatory

Biobanks as Mediators Between Researchers and Donors

Biobanks as Mediators Between Researchers and Donors

Biobanks as Mediators Between Researchers and Donors

Better communication about privacy and confidentiality can help encourage potential biobank donors