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Liquid biopsy

Inside the Lab Clinical care

Gone Fishing

A combination of magnetic particles that bind circulating tumor cells and a magnetic wire that samples them directly from the vein could lead to earlier diagnosis

Outside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

Fighting Resistance in Bloodstream Infections

| Luke Turner

When bacteria become resistant to the last line of defense, rapid detection and treatment is more important than ever. A new assay can help with treatment selection for carbapenem-resistant infections

Inside the Lab Companion diagnostics

Fluid Evidence

Liquid biopsy can help us appropriately treat patients with anti-PD-L1 immunotherapies, and ddPCR enables ongoing monitoring and adjustment of treatment

Outside the Lab Genetics and epigenetics

The Gentle Fetal Genome

| William Aryitey

Inertial microfluidics for fetal screening

Outside the Lab Analytical science

Faster Fibrosis Diagnosis

| William Aryitey

An immunosensing technique that detects liver fibrosis in 45 minutes

Subspecialties Biochemistry and molecular biology

A Boost for Cervical Cancer Screening

An efficient alternative to pap-HPV tests could lie with ddPCR and a ccfDNA assay

Diagnostics Genetics and epigenetics

Quick Copy

| William Aryitey

Speeding up copy number alteration detection through whole genome amplification

Diagnostics Oncology

Delving into the DNA of TNBC

| William Aryitey

We learn more about the underlying mechanisms behind TNBC

Diagnostics Oncology

Has Tumor Profiling Caught Up to Cancer?

| Scott Skibo

Is ddPCR the solution to late genetic results and delayed treatment?

Diagnostics Oncology

Brightening the Forecast for Skin Cancer

| William Aryitey

Testing ctDNA in the blood could aid in predicting relapse risk for melanoma patients

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