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The Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and its reference laboratory Mayo Medical Laboratories provide advanced laboratory testing and pathology services to support 5,000 health care organizations around the world. Revenue from this testing is used to support medical education and research at Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education for people from all walks of life. Complemented by collaborations with diagnostic and biotechnology companies, the department maintains a robust diagnostic test-development program, launching more than 150 new tests each year.
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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.
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.
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.
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.