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Most laboratories get complaints about long turnaround times (TAT) for results—a situation that frustrates physicians and patients alike. However, as Bill Malone, managing editor of Clinical Laboratory News, reports in the July issue of CLN, some laboratorians have found solutions to reduce TAT for...(Read More)
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For the past 50 years, the Pap smear has dominated as a successful tool in screening for cervical cancer. Clinicians, pathologists, and laboratorians, however, “are approaching a tipping point for changing how we screen” for this disease, says Mark H. Stoler, MD, who recently explored this topic in...(Read More)
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Longitude Prize 2014, a challenge with a prize fund of £10 million, is encouraging scientific experts to enter a contest this fall and come up with a groundbreaking antimicrobial test. The British government offered the original Longitude Prize in 1714 for a solution that would pinpoint the locati...(Read More)
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Drug and device companies received some preliminary guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on how they should communicate about their products online. FDA recently provided this information in two draft guidance documents. The first guidance advises industry on how it should present r...(Read More)
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