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BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing Recommendations Still Leave Issues Unresolved
BRCA1/2 Genetic Testing Recommendations Still Leave Issues Unresolved
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | Aug 20, 2019
Leaders in BRCA research say screening recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force are a positive step forward, but testing of individuals with the highest risk must improve
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Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
Scientists Find Powerful Potential Weapon to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance
University of North Carolina School of Medicine | Aug 14, 2019
UNC researchers led by Brian Conlon, PhD, discover how molecules called rhamnolipids could make common aminoglycoside antibiotics effective against the toughest Staph infections
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Lung Cell Patches Its Own DNA on the Fly to Survive Influenza
Lung Cell Patches Its Own DNA on the Fly to Survive Influenza
Duke University | Aug 1, 2019
Resilient cells make lung less hospitable to viruses, but may be double-edged sword
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Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
Blood Test May Predict Risk of Recurrence for Breast Cancer Patients
City of Hope | Jul 10, 2019
City of Hope scientists are trying to change how doctors treat patients with solid tumors
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Best Practices for the Diagnosis of Clostridioides (Clostridium)
Best Practices for the Diagnosis of Clostridioides (Clostridium)
American Society for Microbiology | Jun 5, 2019
Accurate diagnosis of CDI is critical for effective patient management and implementation of infection control measures to prevent transmission
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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
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A Growing Need for Informatics Tools in Clinical Diagnostics
A Growing Need for Informatics Tools in Clinical Diagnostics
Rajeev Sehgal, MBA | Jan 16, 2019
Streamlined informatics approaches are becoming essential in ever-expanding lab networks
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Clinical Microbiology Meets Total Laboratory Automation
Clinical Microbiology Meets Total Laboratory Automation
Blake W. Buchan, PhD, D(ABMM) | Dec 1, 2018
In the past, specimen diversity and analytic complexity have prevented microbiology labs from adopting an automated approach