Testing

Originally Presented August 9, 2017
An educational overview of the large category of peripheral neuropathies, discussing various testing platforms strengths and weaknesses, with a focus on identifying hereditary neuropathies.

By MML Education • September 21, 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

In this month’s Hot Topic, Jana Hata, Ph.D., provides an overview of the epidemiology of Zika virus, as well as the possible clinical features of disease and the recommended laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis of Zika virus infection.

By Jane Hata, Ph.D. • September 18, 2017

In August 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced a new test along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • September 14, 2017

Devin Oglesbee, Ph.D., Director of the Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Laboratories at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of the lysosomal storage disease panel, when it is appropriate to order this test, what actions the results allow you to take, and how this test improves upon previous approaches.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • September 6, 2017

In this “Hot Topic,” Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D., discusses mate-pair sequencing, which is the first clinically available test that can characterize almost any chromosomal rearrangement, helping to establish pathogenicity, and, in a neoplastic setting, assist in diagnosis, prognosis, and identification of optimal therapeutic options.

By Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D. • September 5, 2017

The following list of updates were posted to MayoMedicalLaboratories.com during the month of July 2017.

By Rene Revier • August 28, 2017

In July 2017, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced three brand new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • August 10, 2017

Gessi Bentz Pino, CGS, a Genetic Counselor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of the lysosomal storage disorders screen, when it is appropriate to order this test, what actions the results allow you to take, and how this test improves upon previous approaches.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • August 4, 2017

To ensure we continue to provide the highest level of value-based reference laboratory services, Mayo Medical Laboratories will be implementing a new pathology laboratory information system on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. View the list of orderable pathology tests included in the system upgrade.

By Andy Tofilon • August 2, 2017

A recent Huff Post article, authored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, highlights three genetics tests to improve prenatal screening, including Mayo Medical Laboratories’ cell-free DNA prenatal screen.

By Kelley Schreiber • July 28, 2017

View a list of updates that were posted to MayoMedicalLaboratories.com during the month of June 2017.

By Rene Revier • July 25, 2017

Dietrich Matern, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the importance of newborn screening, the conditions included within the Recommended Universal Screening Panel, and the new newborn screening panels available through Mayo Medical Laboratories.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • July 10, 2017