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AACC Welcomes Enhanced Role for Laboratory Medicine Experts to Combat Potentially Devastating Diagnostic Error

Today, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) released a comprehensive report on patient harm caused by diagnostic error that outlines the scope of this serious issue as well as potential solutions. AACC strongly...
22-Sep-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting

AACC welcomed thousands of medical professionals and healthcare leaders to the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta from July 26–30. The meeting showcased revolutionary advancements in clinical testing technology and research...
30-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research on First Lab-on-Cartridge Device That Can Perform All Common Medical Tests to Be Presented at 2015 AACC Annual Meeting

Clinical laboratory tests play a crucial role in making sure patients get appropriate care, yet many small labs and clinics in low resource settings cannot afford the instruments needed to provide these tests. Research on a novel fingerprick test...
22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Smartphone DNA Test for Chlamydia to Be Presented at 2015 AACC Annual Meeting


At the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, researchers will present findings that a first-of-its-kind smartphone test for chlamydia can detect the disease with high accuracy, which could reduce the prevalence of this sexually transmitted...
22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Presents Data on Five Assays in Development at American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) today announced the presentation of data for five assays under development. The assays address a range of important tests for clinical labs including HIV, acute kidney injury and cardiac troponin I. The...
22-Jul-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hair Samples May Offer New Insights Into the Relationship Between Asthma, Cortisol, and Complications in Pregnancy

Hair samples can be used to measure the effects of asthma on the cortisol levels of women during pregnancy, according to research presented today at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta. This research also shows that levels of...
22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Announce Two New Tests That May Make Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes Easier and More Affordable

Researchers have successfully tested two new potential methods for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes in its standard and gestational forms. These findings, presented today at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Atlanta, may lead to...
22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACC Announces 2015 Corporate Supporter Award Winners; Thanks Organizations for Their Invaluable Support

AACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the AACC 2015 Corporate Supporter Awards. Each year, AACC recognizes the companies and organizations that generously support the association through sponsorships, advertising, and exhibiting. These...
22-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CDC Official to Advise Labs on Testing Patients for Ebola Now That First Case of Deadly Virus Has Been Confirmed in the U.S.

Now that the Ebola virus has arrived in the U.S., the ability of clinical laboratories to quickly identify patients who need treatment and require isolation will play a critical role in preventing an outbreak. To help labs prepare for this, AACC...
2-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Early Alzheimer’s Blood Test Co-Developer to Discuss How the Test Could Be the First Step in Developing Treatments to Halt or Slow Alzheimer’s at 2014 AACC Annual Meeting

In March of this year, a team of Georgetown University scientists published research showing that, for the first time ever, a blood test has the potential to predict Alzheimer’s disease before patients start showing symptoms. AACC is pleased to...
23-May-2014 9:40 AM EDT

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