Education

View this week’s case by Prasuna Muppa, M.B.B.S, and Jennifer Boland Froemming, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • January 17, 2017

Knowing which test is the correct test can be difficult. Ordering the wrong test can provide misleading results and increase costs to the patient. In this case review, Sarah Kerr, M.D., explains similarities and differences between mismatch repair defects and microsatellite instability when screening patients for Lynch syndrome.

By MML Education • January 16, 2017

View this week’s case by Sadia Sayeed, M.D., and Roger Moreira, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • January 10, 2017

View this week’s case by J. Kenneth Schoolmeester, M.D., and Elizabeth (Heidi) Cheek, MHS, PA(ASCP), and make your diagnosis.

By April Josselyn • January 3, 2017

Because many patients with lung cancer are not surgical candidates, the biopsy specimen or cytology preparation will be the only specimen available for diagnosis and molecular testing in these patients. In this Hot Topic, Anja Roden, M.D., covers a new classification of small biopsies and cytology in the 2015 WHO classification of lung adenocarcinoma.

By MML Education • January 3, 2017

View this week’s case by Kyle Perry, M.D., and Andrew Folpe, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • December 20, 2016

In this Hot Topic, Nancy Wengenack, Ph.D., provides an overview of the current standards for antifungal drug-susceptibility testing of yeast and the development of species-specific breakpoints and epidemiological cutoff values.

By MML Education • December 19, 2016

View this week’s case by Gary Keeney, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • December 13, 2016

Infectious Diseases Subspecialties Update 2017 will provide a comprehensive review of infectious diseases that focuses on the clinical application of new developments. Watch a video with Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, to learn more.

By Kelley Schreiber • December 7, 2016

View this week’s case by Gary Keeney, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • December 6, 2016

Fibrolamellar carcinoma is a rare subtype of primary liver cancer, and the diagnosis can sometimes be difficult. A new test, developed at Mayo Clinic, uses FISH technology to identify the fusion gene DNAJB1-PRKACA, reported in fibrolamellar carcinomas.

By MML Education • December 5, 2016

This two-day conference will offer the opportunity to hear Dennis Ernst, MT(ASCP), present what’s new in the world of phlebotomy, learn about legal updates, and interactively predict the impact of pre-analytical errors.

By MML Education • December 1, 2016
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Diagnostic Molecular Pathology is currently regarded as a fundamental element of surgical pathology. Excellent oncologic care requires that practicing surgical pathologists understand molecular testing platforms, results, and clinical significance.

By MML Education • December 1, 2016