News Releases

Mayo Medical Laboratories and National University Hospital (NUH) in Singapore are now electronically linked via the widely used and secure Health Level 7 interface, enabling NUH to order specialized Mayo laboratory tests and receive patient results in real time.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • December 5, 2017

sphingotec GmbH, a biotechnology company that develops biomarkers for the detection and management of diseases, has recently signed an agreement with Mayo Clinic to collaborate on the evaluation and use of several biomarkers that may improve the diagnosis of certain disease states, including kidney disease, breast cancer, sepsis, and cardiovascular disease.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • December 4, 2017

Mayo Clinic has launched a first-in-the-U.S. clinical test that will help patients who recently have been diagnosed with an inflammatory demyelinating disease but may be unsure of the exact disorder.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • November 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic and National Decision Support Company unveil CareSelect Lab™ to provide real-time medical guidance when ordering clinical lab tests. The tool assists health care providers with appropriate ordering of lab testing, improving patient care and reducing wasteful spending.

By Gina Chiri-Osmond • September 19, 2017

Due to the Labor Day holiday, observed Monday, September 4, in the U.S., Mayo Medical Laboratories’ specimen pickup and delivery schedules 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. 4 by our couriers, FedEx, or UPS.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • August 28, 2017

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