More than 46 per cent of Canadians have been vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday afternoon, putting Canada on track to surpass the U.S. in the proportion of the population vaccinated with one dose this week.
A low-cost, rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 developed by Penn Medicine provides COVID-19 results within four minutes with 90 percent accuracy.
The early immune response in a person who has been vaccinated for COVID-19 can predict the level of protection they will have to the virus over time, according to analysis from Australian mathematicians, clinicians, and scientists, and published this week in Nature Medicine.
What is a clinical laboratory’s obligation when an employee is infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and does not make a speedy recovery? Medical laboratory executives should ponder this question now that a California hospital system is being sued by a 33-year laboratory employee who was terminated after missing too many workdays due to “long-haul” COVID-19 illness.
Managers often focus on lessons learned from failures and near-misses in their organizations, to avoid repeating the same mistakes in the future. However, recent research published in the journal Academy of Management Discoveries shows that examples of employees’ “exceptional” successes also motivate their peers to learn and succeed.
QMS26 is intended to help laboratories meet quality management system requirements for the records portion of quality system essential documents and records management. It presents recommendations for developing a records management program, including designing, creating, reviewing, retaining, and disposing of laboratory records.
Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) designed to restore the ability to communicate in people with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Clinical chemistry encompasses centralized analytical activity concerning the chemical composition of biological material necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of research into diseases.
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