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Evidence builds for Alzheimer's beta-amyloid blood test
June 24, 2019 -- Blood-based biomarker testing for Alzheimer's disease performed well in two prospective studies for assessing beta-amyloid plaque buildup in the brain. The test has potential for saving money on positron emission tomography scans and spinal taps, as well as for broadening access to diagnosis, researchers reported on June 24 in JAMA Neurology. Read More
GlaxoSmithKline recruits SpeeDx for antibiotics trials
June 24, 2019 -- SpeeDx, an Australia-based provider of quantitative polymerase chain reaction tests, is set to provide tests and technology for use in trials of antibiotics developed by global drug developer GlaxoSmithKline. Read More
CAP showcases labs accredited for over 50 years
June 24, 2019 -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has published a list of 41 laboratories that have continuously completed its voluntary accreditation program for quality and proficiency standards since the program's inception in 1964. Read More
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