The Latest from Mayo Clinic Laboratories

As the global reference laboratory for Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Laboratories will help you advance patient care, strengthen your practice, and broaden access to specialized testing. Through our partnerships with clinicians at Mayo Clinic and health care providers around the world, we are able to offer the most sophisticated test catalog in the world. It is because of these daily collaborations that our subspecialized laboratories continue to be a critical component to patient care at Mayo Clinic.

 

 

 

 

Now Available: Hereditary Epilepsy Testing

We offer the most in-depth mutation and copy-number variant (CNV) analysis using next-generation sequencing (NGS) to help establish a diagnosis and long-term prognosis as well as determine potential treatment options. Interpretation by Mayo Clinic experts and the availability of in-house confirmatory biochemical assays adds additional value to our test offering.Christopher Klein, M.D., and Erik Thorland, Ph.D., give an overview of the new hereditary epilepsy panels.

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High-Sensitivity Troponin Assay Promises Novel Uses in Managing Patients with Chronic Heart Disease

After a long wait, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finally approved the Elecsys Troponin T Gen 5 STAT blood test. Recently, the Beckman hscTnI assay was also approved. These high-sensitivity troponin assays will benefit emergency departments across the country because the results will allow for earlier and faster recognition of acute myocardial infarction, which interrupts the blood supply to an area of the heart.

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Development of a Standardized Visual Inspection Aid for Plasma

In this month’s “Hot Topic,” a group of clinical laboratory technologists from Mayo Clinic’s Component Laboratory discusses a new tool to help standardize acceptable color variation for plasma products.

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Upcoming Webinar

Improved Diagnosis of Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy (NAM) by Combinatorial Immune Assays
Presented by: Christopher Klein, M.D.
January 31, 2019
12-1p.m. CT

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Upcoming Conferences

Diagnostic Molecular Pathology
April 15-16, 2019
Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

www.MayoClinicLabs.com/2019molpath

 

How to Order Testing

Many hospitals across the country have already established an account with Mayo Clinic Laboratories. Please click on the links below to register for an account or sign-in.

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Registration for an account takes less than 10 minutes, and new accounts are typically processed and available in one business day. Once registered, sign in and locate the test in the Test Catalog and click the “Order This Test” button. Follow the prompts to provide billing and contact information. Print the test requisition form to ship with the specimen.

 

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