Cookies

Like most websites The Pathologist uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. Learn more.

Microbiology and immunology

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

Subspecialties Biochemistry and molecular biology

An Untrustworthy Myeloma Assay?

The serum free light chain assay for myeloma may miss as many as one in four cases of lambda chain-associated disease, so additional testing is advised

Diagnostics Clinical care

Bioarcheology: Peopling the Past

| Jane Buikstra

Where did paleopathology come from? Where is it going next? And, most importantly, how can clinical and paleopathologists work together to benefit both fields?

Outside the Lab Clinical care

Antibiotic Test Results – Done Right

| Sponsored by Beckman Coulter

An advanced system can identify pathogens and detect broad-ranging resistance, allowing pathologists to select the most appropriate drugs with accuracy and speed

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 Microbiology and immunology

Recognizing and Reacting to PID

| Tayiba Sulaiman

On their 10th anniversary, the UK Primary Immunodeficiency registry (UKPID) have released their second report to raise awareness and improve care

Subspecialties Bioinformatics

Resigned to Resistance?

| Steve Conly

Technology-based microbiology solutions such as automation and integrated informatics can help reduce time to diagnosis

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?

Newsletter

Send me the latest from The Pathologist.

Sign up now

Register to The Pathologist

Register to access our FREE online portfolio, request the magazine in print and manage your preferences.

You will benefit from:

  • Unlimited access to ALL articles
  • News, interviews & opinions from leading industry experts
  • Receive print (and PDF) copies of The Pathologist magazine

Register