An Ontario long-term care worker became the first person in Canada to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, kicking off an immunization campaign expected to last the better part of a year.
Just when researchers start believing they understand COVID-19 infections, something happens that reveals there is still more to learn. These additional findings are relevant for clinical laboratory managers and pathologists because the new insights often may play a role in how SARS-CoV-2 results should be interpreted for individual patients.
A single protein that appears necessary for the COVID-19 virus to reproduce and spread to other cells is a potential weakness that could be targeted by future therapies.
Hospital-based laboratories and doctors at the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic might soon add artificial intelligence to their testing toolkit.
Researchers from the University of Kent have developed a computer algorithm that can identify differences in cancer cell lines based on microscopic images, a unique development towards ending misidentification of cells in laboratories.
A single strand of hair in a crime scene contains many clues that can help identify a perpetrator.
When she was growing up in the M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Ashley Migwans' grandfather offered ever-present guidance. The Second World War veteran seemed to always be telling a story, taking the family to a powwow or illustrating the importance of fighting for Indigenous rights.
A survey investigating diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship practices showed that most institutions used rapid respiratory panels. However, stewardship practices incorporating those tests were uncommon, researchers said.
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