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The clinical laboratory plays a crucial role in diagnosing celiac disease—a role with staying power—as researchers believe this autoimmune disease is much more prevalent than previously recognized. As awareness of celiac disease grows, labs also will remain important members of care teams monitorin...(Read More)
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At AACC’s upcoming conference, “Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab: Best Practices and Current Applications,”​ Frederick G. Strathmann, PhD, DABCC (CC, TC), medical director of toxicology and associate scientific director of mass spectrometry at ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City, will discuss ...(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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A new genomic study, published in the journal Cell, proposes a fundamentally new way to classify cancerous tumors. This change could mean one in 10 cancer patients would be classified differently under the new system, according to researchers involved in the study. A team working as part of The C...(Read More)
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