‘Medical Laboratory Without Walls’ Takes Molecular Diagnostics Testing to Remote Places Down Under

Taking molecular biology into the field is a big step forward in moving molecular diagnostics to the gold standard of microbiology laboratory testing An Australian pathologist is pioneering a new approach for showcasing the role of pathology and demonstrating the dramatic potential of mobile medical laboratories. His technique: take a molecular diagnostics laboratory on the road—in a suitcase! High-tech Molecular Pathology Lab Goes Mobile The concept is a portable molecular microbiology lab,...

FDA Clears New Rapid Clinical Laboratory Test for Market that Reduces Time-to-Answer for Bloodstream Infections to Two Hours

One of the more challenging diseases to diagnose and treat is septicemia. Traditional microbiology and clinical laboratory methods typically require two or three days before an accurate diagnosis can be made. Now there is news of a rapid test for bloodstream infections that can allow a hospital clinical laboratory to deliver an answer to physicians in as little as two hours.