Education

View this week’s case study by Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D., and Audrey Schuetz, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • February 21, 2017

Increasing complaints about heel bruising in infants following blood-spot collection raised concerns about the best option for collecting blood from infants. A team from Mayo Clinic evaluated the practice of warming the heel prior to puncture, using venipuncture instead of heel puncture, and infant distress as a result of either heel puncture or venipuncture.

By MML Education • February 20, 2017

The steering committee for the Karolinska Institutet and Mayo Clinic partnership recently announced that the grant written by Andrew Norgan, M.D., Ph.D., and Elissa Hall for the Mayo Clinic PathWays Online “Case of the Week” has been selected for funding by a 2017 travel award.

By April Josselyn • February 14, 2017

View this week’s case study by Justin Juskewitch, M.D., Ph.D.; Mariam (Priya) Alexander, M.D.; and Michael Torbenson, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • February 14, 2017

Identifying the correct test for your patient is always critical. When it comes to hemophilia, there is significant confusion about which tests to order, resulting in about 25% of orders being cancelled after review by Mayo’s genetic counselors. In this two-part presentation, Lea Coon, C.G.C., walks you through the information that you need to correctly select testing for hemophilia A or B.

By MML Education • February 13, 2017

Programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) is a protein that can be expressed on tumor cells and immune cells. Anja Roden, M.D., discusses the role of PD-1 – PD-L1 interaction in the immune system and the challenges of PD-L1 testing.

By MML Education • February 7, 2017

View this week’s case study by Raghavendra Pillappa, M.B.B.S., and Anja Roden, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • February 7, 2017

View this week’s case study by Osamah (Sam) AL-Badri, M.B., Ch.B., and Diva Salomao, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • January 31, 2017

View this week’s case study by Hong Fang, M.B., and J. Kenneth Schoolmeester, M.D., and make your diagnosis.

By Rene Revier • January 24, 2017

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 mismatched 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