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2011-08-10 16:59:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Healthcare today announced that its main hospital campus Laboratory Services has earned national recognition and accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for its high standards of excellence that positively impact the quality of patient care. To earn the accreditation, Evergreen successfully completed CAP's stringent inspection program, which is designed to specifically ensure the highest standard of care for...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) will introduce online imaging technology, DigitalScope, for use in its laboratory proficiency testing (Surveys) programs in 2012 at the 2011 AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, July 26-28. The first product to benefit from the technology, Virtual Peripheral Blood Smear (VPBS), is scheduled to ship on August 1, 2011. "DigitalScope is a...

2011-06-28 07:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More and more people use mobile devices to manage their daily lives. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project, 65 percent of Americans even sleep with their cell phones--many using the modern day necessity as alarm clocks. Today, the College of American Pathologists, the world's largest association of board-certified pathologists, announced a new service available on its website,...

2011-05-17 07:05:00

Pathologist available to discuss warning signs and how brain tumors are diagnosed NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by College of American Pathologists: WHAT: Mary Tyler Moore, the actress best known for her roles on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" was recently diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. Meningiomas account for more than 25 percent of primary brain tumors. Usually, most meningiomas are...

2011-05-11 17:02:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten-free foods can be found everywhere from restaurants to grocery stores. Who needs to go gluten-free? For people diagnosed with Celiac disease, adopting a gluten-free diet is no fad. It is a medical treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC00624) "As a physician who specializes in pathology, I know that Celiac disease is no longer rare; it strikes one in 100 people from ages two to 80," advises...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

Today a digitized, or computerized, form of immunohistochemistry (IHC) is revolutionizing the clinical pathology industry, helping pathologists make diagnoses with improved accuracy, efficiency and speed are invaluable to the doctors and their patients who rely on pathology results. IHC is a test used to detect disease and determine its source and how advanced it is. IHC allows pathologists to differentiate abnormal, or diseased, cells from healthy cells and is used widely, especially in...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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