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Might we one day see new ways to diagnose and manage celiac disease (CD)? An article published in September in CLN probes just that question, taking an in-depth look at where research stands on an illness for which scientists thought they had all the answers. “Evidence shows that CD, an intestinal ...(Read More)
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Marcia Zucker, PhD, chair of AACC’s Critical and Point of Care Testing Division, writes in the latest CLN Bench Matters article that prothrombin time (PT), a global test of coagulation, is challenging to measure in that it assesses the interaction of more than a dozen enzymes within a blood sample....(Read More)
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Community labs—which have been under financial stress for some time due to Congressional changes to the clinical laboratory fee schedule and tough tactics from private payers looking to contain costs—are facing a challenge to survive. The September issue of Clinical Laboratory News (CLN) explores t...(Read More)
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Does a patient with gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal bloating and pain, and constipation have celiac disease (CD), gluten intolerance, wheat sensitivity, or something else? At least one international, multidisciplinary task force, which published the Oslo definitions ...(Read More)
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