Testing

Chromosome analysis, which was once the preferred genetic test for a wide variety of congenital abnormalities, is now one of the most frequently misordered cytogenetic tests at Mayo Medical Laboratories. This webinar will outline the differences in technologies and the appropriate use of each test.

By Brent Westra • January 17, 2017

In December 2016, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced four brand new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • January 13, 2017

A recent article in the Journal Sentinel highlights the importance of newborn screening and what can go wrong in analyzing and interpreting test results.

By Kelley Schreiber • December 27, 2016

In November 2016, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced four brand new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • December 15, 2016

Using targeted next-generation sequencing to identify lung tumors that may respond to targeted therapies by assessing somatic mutations simultaneously within EGFR, BRAF, KRAS, HRAS, NRAS, ALK, ERBB2 and MET and identifying rearrangements (fusions) involving ALK, ROS1, RET, and NTRK1.

By Brent Westra • December 14, 2016

The recommendations surrounding newborn screening are constantly in flux. Newly discovered treatments or emerging laboratory technologies are enabling additional recommendations for newborn screening.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • December 12, 2016

In an effort to develop a better and more consistent flow to the Mayo Medical Laboratories Test Catalog, six new fields have been added. The “Specimen Required” section has also been reorganized.

By Molly Larsen • December 12, 2016

The following list of updates were posted to MayoMedicalLaboratories.com during the month of November 2016.

By Rene Revier • December 12, 2016

Matt Binnicker, Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, recently presented on the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity call, “Updated CDC Zika Laboratory Testing Guidance.”

By Kelley Schreiber • December 8, 2016

Learn more about our comprehensive testing approaches across the full spectrum of hematologic disorders as we attend the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exhibition. If you’re attending the meeting, be sure to visit us at booth #3613.

By Mayo Medical Laboratories • November 30, 2016

The following list of updates were posted to MayoMedicalLaboratories.com during the month of October 2016.

By Rene Revier • November 18, 2016

Designed specifically to meet the practice demands of physicians and other health care providers, our refreshed and updated reports format were made available to MayoLINK users.

By Andy Tofilon • November 18, 2016

In October 2016, Mayo Medical Laboratories announced seven brand new tests along with numerous reference value changes, obsolete tests, and algorithm changes.

By Alyssa Frank • November 17, 2016