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Point of care testing

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?

Outside the Lab Technology and innovation

A Smart Approach to Testing

A new lab-on-a-chip for nucleic acid analysis works with your smartphone

Outside the Lab Analytical science

Good Vibrations

| Michael Schubert

Microelectromechanical resonators may help detect biomarkers in small sample volumes

Outside the Lab Clinical care

Salivary Secrets

| Michael Schubert

Levels of five microRNAs in saliva can hold clues to how long concussion symptoms may last

Outside the Lab Screening and monitoring

Analysis at Your Fingertips?

| Roisin McGuigan

Paper-spray mass spectrometry provides a quick, accurate method for detecting cocaine use

Inside the Lab Point of care testing

Good on Paper

| Andres Martinez

As we develop new point-of care diagnostics for resource limited settings, the humble sheet of paper has a lot to offer...

Diagnostics Point of care testing

TRI a New Kind of Spectrometer

| Michael Schubert

An inexpensive, smartphone based device could offer a wide range of point-of-care tests

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