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New Tests


September 2014


New tests are continually developed by the clinical and research laboratories of Mayo Clinic. These tests are subjected to an intense laboratory and clinical correlative process to ensure their diagnostic utility prior to their release.

Significant new test announcements are included with each Communiqué issue to provide both clinical and technical information in a single document.

The following tests are described in this month's Communiqué:

B2GMG / Beta-2 Glycoprotein 1 Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Serum

  • Useful for: Evaluation of suspected cases of antiphospholipid syndrome ....more>>

GPSY / Glucopsychosine, Blood Spot

  • Useful for: Quantification of glucopsychosine (glucosylsphingosine) in dried blood spots supports the biochemical diagnosis of Gaucher disease ...more>>

UHIST / Histoplasma Antigen, Urine

  • Useful for: Aids in the diagnosis of Histoplasma capsulatum infection, monitoring Histoplasma antigen titers in urine ...more>>

PSY Psychosine, Blood Spot

  • Useful for: Quantification of psychosine (galactosylsphingosine) in dried blood spots supports the biochemical diagnosis and follow-up of individuals affected with Krabbe disease...more>>

 


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