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As SARS-CoV-2 vaccination rates rapidly rise, lab professionals expect a decline in testing to continue, which raises a new challenge: what will labs do with all the extra instruments they bought once test volume returns to pre-pandemic levels?
A new information sharing system funded by the Department of Justice aims to improve lab’s access to resources needed to rapidly scale up advanced diagnostic testing to better detect novel psychoactive substances and help patients.

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Quality Control (QC) is used to protect patients from risk of harm from incorrect, or medically unreliable, results. A researcher dives into different QC processes and how effective they are at detecting errors.

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As clinical laboratories continue to focus on adding value beyond individual test results, their role in improving the health of populations has become critically important. Whether detecting gestational diabetes early enough to prevent complications or using less invasive means of detecting colorectal cancer, laboratory testing is essential to population health.

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