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The prostate health index or phi test reduces the need for prostate cancer biopsies by 30 percent.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • July 28, 2017

Independence Day, observed on Tuesday, July 4, is a U.S. national holiday. Due to the holiday, Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turn-around time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on July 4 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Kelley Schreiber • June 26, 2017

Memorial Day, observed on Monday, May 29, is a U.S. national holiday. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround times are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on Monday, May 29, by Mayo couriers, FedEx, or UPS. Read this post for additional changes.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • May 22, 2017

Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has selected Mayo Medical Laboratories as its exclusive reference laboratory. The agreement provides YRMC physicians and staff with access to Mayo Clinic’s extensive menu of more than 3,000 laboratory tests in every subspecialty of medicine.

By Kelley Schreiber • January 2, 2017

Due to the Christmas holiday, recognized on Sunday, Dec. 25, and the New Year’s holiday, recognized on Sunday, Jan. 1, Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedules will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround times are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1 by our couriers or by FedEx.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • December 21, 2016

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday in the United States, recognized on Thursday, Nov. 24, Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turn-around time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on Nov. 24 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Kelley Schreiber • November 21, 2016

Mayo Clinic will offer the Zika virus antibody test developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This test has received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has been licensed to select national reference laboratories, including Mayo Medical Laboratories.

By Brent Westra • September 1, 2016

Due to the Labor Day holiday, observed Monday, Sept. 5, in the U.S., Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turnaround time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on Sept. 5 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic was named the best hospital in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals. In addition, Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the country.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • August 11, 2016

Independence Day, observed on Monday, July 4, is a U.S. national holiday. Due to the holiday, Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedule will be altered. To ensure that your specimen vitality and turn-around time are not affected, plan ahead and note that no pickups or deliveries will be made on July 4 by our couriers or FedEx.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • June 28, 2016

Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) has selected Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML) as its primary reference laboratory. The agreement provides WCHN physicians and staff with access to Mayo Clinic’s extensive menu of more than 3,000 laboratory tests in every subspecialty of medicine. Also, WCHN laboratory staff and practitioners will be able to speak directly with Mayo physicians and scientists to review patient test orders and collaboratively interpret results.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • June 1, 2016

Zora Biosciences Oy, a diagnostics discovery company specializing in cardiovascular disease, and Mayo Medical Laboratories recently signed an agreement to collaborate on a new test for plasma ceramides.

By Alyssa Frank • May 31, 2016

Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. Mayo Clinic and NIH will harness the resources of Mayo Medical Laboratories to accomplish the goals of the PMI Cohort Program biobank.

By Andy Tofilon • May 26, 2016