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2014-08-20 12:21:09

Eliminating Mosquitoes & Ticks Leads to Ranking on INC. Magazine's Fastest Growing Companies List RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by INC. Magazine. With a three-year sales growth of 303% and a number 1413 ranking of 5000 companies, Mosquito Squad is among the top third of fastest growing firms on the...

2014-08-19 23:08:50

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in pathology and patient care. Evans, GA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 USCAP announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., slated to air later this year, 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. USCAP has been the global leader for advancing knowledge in the field of pathology for more than 100 years. They uniquely offer the highest standards of pathology education and attract...

2014-08-18 23:07:40

DMG Productions explores advancements in pathology and diagnostic services. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CPC Pathology announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. CPC Pathology is a fully accredited anatomic and clinical pathology laboratory, with over twenty years of experience providing world-class diagnostic services, combined with the efficiency...

2014-08-13 23:05:15

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Biopsy Devices: Technology and Global Markets, the global market for biopsy devices is expected to grow to $1.9 billion by 2018, registering a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%. Asia-Pacific holds the highest opportunities leading with a CAGR of 11%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, BIOPSY DEVICES: TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBAL...

2014-08-12 16:27:36

DALLAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProPath®, a leader in pathology services and an advocate for advancements in healthcare, reinforces commitment to quality and efficiency through partnership with Dako, an Agilent Technologies Company. ProPath recently performed a head-to-head comparison study focusing on the accuracy and speed of two FDA-approved FISH (Fluorescence in situ hybridization) probe sets targeting the HER2 gene. Both kits are designed to detect amplification of the...

2014-08-12 08:31:42

Advances in molecular medicine, genetic testing, and laboratory technologies to be featured at the College of American Pathologists annual meeting--CAP'14: Sept. 7-10, Chicago NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as leukemia, will be among the special features at the College of American Pathologists' annual scientific and education meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting, Sept. 7-10 at...

2014-08-11 23:01:57

ASCP and USCAP Join Forces to Provide Groundbreaking Physician Education Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Today, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding education for pathologists and pathology residents. Canada and many states in the United States require continuing medical education (CME) for medical professionals to maintain their...

2014-08-11 08:29:51

DALLAS, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global digital pathology market is expected to grow at 11.8% CAGR to reach an estimated $437 million by 2018. In 2013, the North American market was valued at $128.9 million and accounted for the largest share of the global digital pathology market...

2014-08-07 23:05:15

The high growth for the digital pathology market can be attributed to the favorable reimbursement scenario in U.S. and the use of digital pathology to improve the quality of cancer diagnosis in Canada in North America. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-pathology-market-844.html (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The "Digital Pathology Market Slide Scanners (Whole Slide Imaging), Analytics (Image Analysis Software), Delivery Modes (Web Based/Cloud Based) & Whole Slide...

2014-08-06 23:10:28

Scientific program features the connections between healthy plants and world food availability and security. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Plant health scientists from around the globe will gather August 9–13 at the Joint Meeting of The American Phytopathological Society (APS) and The Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting theme is “Plant Health Connections,” providing the...


Latest Pathology Reference Libraries

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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