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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...

2011-04-28 14:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the shortage of clinical laboratory scientists across the nation, industry and education are partnering to build a pathway for students from middle school to adulthood to foster interest, skills, and degrees in healthcare. A doctor or a nurse may be the most commonly known career in the healthcare industry, but students throughout Minnesota are learning clinical laboratory scientists have strong career and employment opportunities....

2011-04-11 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics (NYSE: SI) announced today it has awarded $125,000 in scholarships to the nation's top students of medical laboratory science, representing 44 states. Since its inception in 2003, the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Scholarship Program, administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), has awarded more than $1.25 million in scholarships to medical laboratory students. ASCP received a record...

2011-02-08 08:08:00

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced a five-year Equipment, Reagents, Q.C. and Service Agreement with PeaceHealth, a not-for-profit integrated healthcare network with medical centers, critical access hospitals, medical group clinics and laboratories located in Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Based on each site's testing requirements, the agreement ensures either the installation of a Sysmex XE-5000(TM), Sysmex XE-2100(TM) or Sysmex XT-1800i(TM)...

2011-01-10 00:00:51

Dr. Zsuzsanna Vegh-Goyarts, assistant director of the Flow Cytometry department at Acupath Laboratories, a leading anatomic pathology and cancer genetics laboratory, "For average Americans, the news that a blood disorder or cancer is suspected brings to mind many fears and concerns, but also questions. Among those questions are how is the diagnosis reached, how one's blood, bone marrow and other specimens are tested and by whom. It is important that your doctor sends samples to an experienced...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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