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2014-09-04 23:12:48

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a nonprofit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer L. Hunt of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will be featured as the Keynote Presenter at their annual conference, Pathology Visions, to be held October 20-21, 2014 in San Francisco, California at the Hyatt Regency. Indinapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Digital Pathology Association...

2014-09-04 16:27:43

-- Plans to Launch Lung Cancer Test In the Second Half of 2015, With Meaningful Revenue Expected in 2017 -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced an agreement to acquire Allegro Diagnostics Corp. based in Maynard, Mass., for $21.0 million, comprised of $7.8 million in cash and $13.2 million in Veracyte common stock. Allegro is a privately...

2014-09-02 08:29:13

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present in a fireside chat format discussion at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference 2014 on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 3:25 p.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to...

2014-08-29 23:03:41

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Companion Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The global companion diagnostics market will be valued at $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.1% from 2013 to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion in 2013, according to a research report published by Transparency Market Research. For...

2014-08-29 08:24:20

eX-Path will use Pixcelldata's Collibio digital pathology management and collaboration software DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixcelldata, the innovative Irish developer of digital pathology management and collaboration software has announced a major new deal with Dutch based eX-Path, global providers of tele-pathology services, founded by renowned pathology expert, Dr. Marius Nap. The announcement was made in advance of the 26th European Congress of Pathology...

2014-08-28 23:13:03

Naples Pathology will utilize the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Cloud™ to provide the highest level of client service to their providers and patients. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 hc1.com and Naples Pathology Associates, a cutting-edge pathology laboratory located in Naples, FL, announced that they will work together to transform the way that Naples Pathology Associates manages its client relationships. “As a small lab, our specialized staff is able to provide an extremely...

2014-08-28 23:04:55

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has released a new set of practice guidelines addressing clinical applications for telepathology. "Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology" provides recommendations on specific applications, practices, benefits, limitations, and regulatory issues that may arise in the practice of telepathology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has released a new set of practice guidelines addressing...

2014-08-26 16:28:30

- New first-in-class treatment option for this previously treated SAA patient population LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the once-daily use of Promacta(®) (eltrombopag) in patients with severe aplastic anaemia (SAA) who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy (IST).(1) SAA is a blood disorder...

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...


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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