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Due to the Christmas and New Year's holidays in the United States, Mayo Medical Laboratories will be adjusting its courier and carrier schedules. FedEx shipments tendered on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 31 will be delivered on Friday. Mayo couriers will make pickups on Wednesdays, but the routes/times may need to be adjust to accommodate carrier schedules. Mayo couriers will not make pickups on Thursday. Normal pickups and deliveries will resume on Friday afternoon, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.
An activated partial thromboplastin clotting time (APTT) can be abnormal in a heterogeneous group of disorders. Risks associated with a prolonged APTT include hemorrhage or thrombosis, or the prolongation can have no hemostatic consequence. An abnormal APTT should always be evaluated within the context of the patient’s clinical history.
Leica Biosystems and Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology announced today a collaboration to develop the next generation of cytogenetics imaging software.
According to a recent Mayo Clinic-led study, most patients with triple-negative breast cancer should undergo genetic testing for mutations in known breast cancer predisposition genes, including BRCA1 and BRCA2. The findings come from the largest analysis to date of genetic mutations in this aggressive form of breast cancer.