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Point of care testing

Outside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

Pre-Empting Relapse

| Luke Turner

A new DNA test that can detect treatment-resistant mutations could prove crucial for patients with acute myeloid leukemia, providing an early indication that targeted therapeutic intervention is needed

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 Clinical care

A Biomarker for Brain Injury

Measuring the levels of two brain proteins in the blood can yield insight into which TBI patients require CT scanning or surgery

Inside the Lab Analytical science

Shining a Brighter Light

| Srikanth Singamaneni

A new “plasmonic patch” can enhance fluorescence-based detection and imaging for research and in the clinic

Inside the Lab Analytical science

Coming Soon: Third-Wave Diagnostics

| Jason Heikenfeld

The need for continuous and contextual biochemical data is clearer than ever, and enabling technology may be just around the corner

Outside the Lab Analytical science

Faster Fibrosis Diagnosis

| William Aryitey

An immunosensing technique that detects liver fibrosis in 45 minutes

Outside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

A Septic Shock

Many sepsis patients’ lactate levels aren’t measured according to recommendations – but why not, and how might doing so change patient outcomes?

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

Caring, Concern, and Consistency

| Tim Woods

Quality matters, especially when it comes to pathology and laboratory medicine

Diagnostics Point of care testing

Acid Test

| Michael Mason

Testing DNA/RNA from living organisms is now as easy as using a dipstick

Outside the Lab Microbiology and immunology

Built for Speed

| Johan Elf

UTIs yield many antibiotic prescriptions - could a new test help selective prescribing?

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