• Molecular Diagnostic PCR Testing vs. Culture Testing In 2018, the University of Florida (UF) Health Shands Hospital conducted a study designed to analyze clinical data surrounding the downstream impacts of implementing PCR gastrointestinal pathogen testing. The findings were that conventional methods — like stool culture […]

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  • A small cut or nail infection may not be large in terms of size, but it still may pose a large problem should the microbes enter a patient’s bloodstream. Thus, if a patient appears to have an infected wound or nail, the situation doesn’t only […]

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  • The medical industry will never stop searching for new solutions that are cost-effective, highly accurate, and rapid in terms of turn-around times. Due to its effectiveness during the pandemic and becoming the gold standard for testing Covid, molecular diagnostic PCR testing is quickly becoming a […]

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  • As we have discussed in our series, there are many reasons to use a reference lab for your molecular diagnostic PCR testing.  To reiterate a few… Reagents, primers, and equipment are expensive Panels must be validated Physicians expect large pathogen panel tests (not everyone has […]

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  • In our last post we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of processing all of your molecular diagnostic PRC testing in-house. Now, in part three, we will discuss why you would want to do some of your molecular diagnostic PCR testing in-house and send out the […]

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  • Today we are talking about PCR testing in-house, but first, go back and read Part 1 of our series if you have not already. The pros of testing all samples in-house: You get all the revenue from running the test With the right volume and […]

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