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Published Sep 4, 2020

Clinical Chemistry

Clinical chemistry accounts for the largest volumes of tests in laboratory medicine. It's also the basis of the majority of clinical decisions that are impacted by laboratory results. This series will focus on some of the analytical challenges often encountered in clinical chemistry testing.

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Clinical Chemistry

Clinical Chemistry

Clinical chemistry accounts for the largest volumes of tests in laboratory medicine. It's also the basis of the majority of clinical decisions that are impacted by laboratory results. This series will focus on some of the analytical challenges often encountered in clinical chemistry testing.

Clinical chemistry accounts for the largest volumes of tests in laboratory medicine. It's also the basis of the majority of clinical decisions that are impacted by laboratory results. This series will focus on some of the analytical challenges often encountered in clinical chemistry testing.

Precision Medicine

Precision Medicine

Precision medicine is a treatment paradigm that incorporates molecular profiling to get the right drug to the right patient at the right time. This series will explore how advances in precision medicine are improving oncology treatment.

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Clinical Pathology

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology is a broad field that comprises clinical chemistry, coagulation, hematology, and urinalysis. This series will discuss the latest advances in clinical pathology, including the increasing use of digitized specimen slides.

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Clinical Proteomics

Clinical Proteomics

Protein profiling, which has traditionally been a key research and discovery tool for therapeutics, can also serve as a powerful diagnostic tool. This series will examine the technological innovations that are driving proteomics into the clinical laboratory.

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Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Globally, infectious diseases are the leading cause of premature mortality. This series will explore the latest research and clinical activities being undertaken to curb the spread of infectious disease.

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The Future of the Clinical Lab

The Future of the Clinical Lab

Clinical labs are experiencing a shift away from increasingly unviable traditional fee-for-service business models toward value-based models. This series will explore how that shift is poised to fuel a larger transition across the health care industry from sick care to well care.

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Emerging Applications of Clinical Mass Spectrometry

Clinical Mass Spectrometry

As a clinical tool, mass spectrometry boasts high analytical specificity and sensitivity, multiplexing capability, and low sample cost. This series will explore the latest advances in clinical mass spectrometry.

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Remote Employees: Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Laboratory Staffing & Training

Staff shortages plague clinical laboratories across the country. This series will provide helpful tips for recruiting star employees to your lab, retaining them, and training them.

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Cancer Diagnostics

Cancer Diagnostics

Cancer is one of the most common diseases in the world. Yet, unlike many other life-threatening diseases, laboratory diagnostics of cancer remains limited. This series will explore cancer diagnostics from a variety of perspectives.

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Pathogen Detection

Pathogen Detection

The detection of pathogens is critical to the monitoring and prevention of disease. This series will explore how pathogen detection methods have and continue to evolve.

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FISH: Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is one of the oldest cytogenetics methods. The series will explore how FISH works, what it can tell you, troubleshooting tips, applications, and more.

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Prenatal Diagnosis of Rare Diseases: The Dawn of Non-Invasive Methods

Prenatal Testing

Advances in prenatal screening and diagnosis are giving women more and more information about the health and genetic status of their fetuses. This series explores some of these latest developments in prenatal testing.

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Trends in Clinical Microbiology Diagnostic Methods

Clinical Microbiology

Quicker, more accurate diagnosis of microbial infections allows for fast treatment and prevents the overuse of antibiotics, which can lead to resistance. This series will examine some of the latest methods that are improving microbiology diagnostics.

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