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Celebrating the Lab Pro- Five Reasons Why Lab Professionals Are Critical to Healthcare

2019-05-02T10:32:33-07:00October 22nd, 2018|

Celebrating Lab Professionals Lab professionals, from assistants to medical lab technicians, work behind the scenes to assist physicians with patient diagnosis and treatment, [...]

Direct LDL Testing- Why should clinicians routinely request measured clinical laboratory values of LDL cholesterol?

2019-05-02T10:33:14-07:00September 24th, 2018|

This year on World Heart Day (September 29th), the World Heart Federation is asking for a simple promise: Eat more healthily, get more active, and [...]

Molecular Lateral Flow Diagnostics- A New Era for Point-of-Care Testing

2018-11-12T10:40:10-07:00May 4th, 2018|

If you’re like many physicians and Point of Care (POC) laboratories, you may be dealing with suboptimal performance from some of your current diagnostic methods. For example, conventional Rapid Influenza Diagnostics Tests (RIDTs) vary in terms of sensitivity and specificity whenRapid Influenza Diagnostics Tests (RIDTs) vary in terms of sensitivity and specificity when compared with viral culture or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). compared with viral culture or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Product insert information and research publications indicate that in general, RIDTs sensitivities are approximately 50-70%.

Point-of-Care Testing in the Physician’s Office – Improving Outcomes and Reducing Costs

2018-11-12T11:31:53-07:00January 27th, 2018|

Diagnostic Testing at the Point-of-Care: Improving Patient Outcomes While Reducing Practice Costs Whether it’s diagnosing vitamin D deficiencies, managing thyroid disorders or monitoring prostate cancer, [...]