Clinical Chemistry

Clinical Chemistry

Scientists Develop Large-scale Simulation of Human Blood

Having a virtual copy of a patientā€™s blood in a computer would be a boon to researchers and doctors. They could examine a simulated heart attack caused by blood clotting (Read the full article)

Clinical Chemistry

Assessment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Despite the clinical advantages of measuring beta-hydroxybutyrate many laboratories choose to use urine dipsticks to assess the presence of ketones. A recent article in Clinical Laboratory Strategies suggested the measurement of beta-hydroxybutyrate as a superior method of ketone analysis, the national academy of clinical biochemistry also strongly encourage the use of beta-hydroxybutyrate in its guidelines on laboratory analysis in the diagnosis and management of diabetes.

Clinical Chemistry

In the United Kingdom, Pathology and Medical Laboratory Testing Face Tough Challenges as the NHS Implements Reforms and Budget Cuts

Innovative pathology laboratory organizations in the UK and Europe will come together at the Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine (FiLM) conference on January 31-February 1, 2012 For decades, the pathology and (Read the full article)