More people visit Lab Tests Online Australasia

Significant increases in visitors over the past three years... Full Story

New Guidelines Differ in Advice on PSA Screening

This is a difficult area for both older men and their doctors.... Full Story

Harmonised Reference Intervals

Seven-year project to reconcile reference intervals is a world-leader.
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Genetic Testing to Determine Risk of Developing Diseases

Increased accuracy from use of genome-wide polygenic scores derived from biobank data... Full Story

'Precision Medicine' may raise false hopes in many cancer patients.

The use of DNA sequencing to look for specific mutations is only applicable to a relatively small proportion of cancer patients
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Pathology reports and My Health Record

Pathology laboratories are now sharing reports with My Health Record

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Chip-based “liquid biopsy” blood test for multiple myeloma under development

A new test may allow patients to avoid unnecessary bone biopsies
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Australian researchers developing a blood test for melanoma detection

The test which detects autoantibodies to a panel of cancer antigens in some patients with melanoma may eventually provide an alternative to microscopic examination of a skin biopsy.... Full Story

Rapid rise in genetic testing raising potential problems

The US leads the way in making more and more genetic tests available but the number of tests is also rapidly increasing in Australia... Full Story

Biotin (vitamin B7) interference in pathology test results

If you are taking supplements tell your doctor before having a blood test... Full Story

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