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2013-11-11 08:28:10

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced today that its third quarter 2013 financial results will be released after close of market on Monday, November 25, 2013. Following the release, Veracyte will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the company's financial results and provide a general business update. The live webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's...

2013-11-07 13:14:20

Group of four screening characteristics offers more reliable identification Researchers from the University of Missouri have found a more accurate laboratory method for diagnosing pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The disease causes more than 38,000 deaths each year in the United States, and kills 94 percent of people with the illness within five years, according to the National Cancer Institute. "Pancreatic cancer can be difficult to...

2013-11-06 23:28:52

Distinguished presenters and product information drove attendees from across the globe to San Antonio, TX for the ninth annual Pathology Visions Conference, hosted by the Digital Pathology Association (DPA). Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Distinguished presenters and product information drove attendees from across the globe to San Antonio, TX for the ninth annual Pathology Visions Conference, hosted by the Digital Pathology Association (DPA). The conference was held last month...

2013-11-05 12:28:14

BOSTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olay(®) facial cream's famous motto was "Love the skin you're in." We should, since our largest organ does so much for us. Skin acts as a waterproof insulating shield, guarding the body against extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight and harmful chemicals. It exudes antibacterial substances that prevent infection, and manufactures vitamin D for converting calcium into healthy bones. Skin is also a huge sensor, packed with nerves for keeping the...

2013-11-05 10:24:52

Software that can recognize patterns in data is commonly used by scientists and economics. Now, researchers in the US have applied similar algorithms to help them more accurately diagnose breast cancer. The researchers outline details in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics. Duo Zhou a biostatistician at pharmaceutical company Pfizer in New York and colleagues Dinesh Mital and Shankar Srinivasan of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, point...

2013-10-29 23:29:02

Learn about ICD10 and regulatory compliance by visiting the Miraca booth. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the leading pathology services provider that collaborates to make patients and practices better, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Hematology (ASH), a conference offering roundtable discussions, hands-on training and health policy updates, on December 7-10 in New Orleans,...

Skin Microbiome Shaped By Human Immune System
2013-10-29 13:50:14

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Our skin plays host to millions of beneficial and potentially disease-causing microorganisms; however, whether our immune system influences these microbial communities to prevent disease is unknown. In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have explored the microbes living on the skin of patients with primary immunodeficiencies with eczema-like skin conditions. The human body contains many microbes, some of which are necessary for healthy...

2013-10-28 12:26:27

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from GeneAssess, Inc., a Foundation Venture Capital Group portfolio company, announce the publication of the genetic studies that led to the identification of the FRY gene as a breast cancer susceptibility suppressor gene. "We see great promise in Dr. Zarbl's discovery of the FRY gene and how it might be used to affect the diagnosis and treatment of aggressive breast cancers," noted James M. Golubieski, president of...

2013-10-24 23:32:57

DigiPath, Inc. and Personalized Diagnostic, LLC, today announce they have entered in an agreement to expand DigiPath’s affordable, innovative, and reliable digital pathology solutions into the Chinese Market. Henderson, Nevada (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB: DIGP) and Personalized Diagnostic, LLC, today announce they have entered in an agreement to expand DigiPath’s affordable, innovative, and reliable digital pathology solutions into the Chinese Market. Personalized...

2013-10-24 23:28:46

Fulgent Therapeutics, a CLIA Certified Laboratory, is proud to announce accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Temple City, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Fulgent Therapeutics, a CLIA Certified Laboratory, is proud to announce accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). CAP’s Laboratory Accreditation Program is recognized by the United States government as being equal-to or more-stringent-than the government’s own inspection program. With this...


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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