Science & Research
In AACC's Getting the Right Results at the Right Time video series, laboratory experts tackle questions about implementing high quality SARS-CoV-2 testing. The latest video explains POCT quality and regulatory challenges.
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M. Lloyd, E.M. Ransom, N.W. Anderson, et al. found that fentanyl users were more likely to test positive for hepatitis C and had an increased risk of invasive S. aureus wound or abscess infection.
These blood-based tests complement PCR-based diagnostic testing, but they have limitations depending on the timing of a test versus a patient’s antibody response as well as a test’s performance characteristics.
P. Libby discusses studies that, for the first time, have established the clinical efficacy of an anti-inflammatory intervention in atherosclerosis.