Wisconsin Company Developing Breath-based Diagnostic Test Technology that Can Detect Early-Stage Infections within Two Hours of Onset

Hospital-based pathologists may soon gain a new diagnostic assay that could prove effective in detecting hospital-acquired infections more quickly and more accurately than with existing rapid molecular diagnostic tests Imagine a diagnostic assay designed for hospital settings that uses a specimen of the patient’s breath, can be performed at the bedside, and can detect early-stage infections within two hours of onset. Pathologists and clinical laboratory managers will recognize that a...

Medical Laboratory Technologists with Foreign Credentials to Get Fast-Track Acceptance in Canada

Medical laboratory Technologists are one of 12 professions covered by this government program Foreign medical laboratory technologists and medical laboratory scientists  (MTs) who are new emigrants to British Columbia and other Canadian provinces will be one of a select group of professions to have their credentials recognized within one year under a new “fast-track” arrangement developed by the Canadian and provincial governments. By recognizing the need to fast track medical laboratory...

Single Certification Means Good-bye to Med Techs (MTs) and Clinical Lab Scientists (CLSs)!

ASCP and NCA create a single credentialing agency, effective October 23, 2009 Life is about to become simpler for Medical Technologists (MTs) and Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLSs)! A single certification agency for medical laboratory professionals was announced last Friday, based on an agreement between the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (BOR) and the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA). The new, consolidated credentialing entity will be...
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