Clinical Chemistry

New breathalyser for disease

Owlstone Medical has announced the launch of its Breath Biopsy Kits.

Clinical chemistry classics pt 4b: cardiac markers

In the second instalment of his three-part look at cardiac markers, Stephen Clarke continues his historic analysis of landmark moments in clinical chemistry.

Nutrition and the elderly

Consultant Chemical Pathologist Ruth Ayling looks at the diets of those over 65 years old and examines why they have different nutritional needs from younger adults.

FIT for the future

Research and Development Scientist Carolyn Piggott looks at advances around faecal immunochemical tests for symptomatic groups. 

POCT blood tests for GPs

Blood tests to determine if patients need antibiotics are to be rolled out at doctors’ surgeries in Greater Manchester.

Clinical chemistry classics pt 4a: cardiac markers

In the fourth of our series looking at landmark moments in clinical chemistry, Stephen Clarke turns his attention to cardiac markers.

My Lab: The patient-focused laboratory

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust provides a wide range of services across East and North Bir

The STEM for Britain award winners

We hear from the biomedical winners of a UK-wide science poster competition and exhibition.

A day in the life of... Nigel Brown

I am a Consultant Clinical Scientist in Toxicology at Wansbeck Hospital in Northumberland. I lead the toxicology 
service and my responsibilities include reporting drug screens, post-mortem toxicology for the coroner, and preparing reports for social services. 

Clinical chemistry classics pt.3

In the third of our series looking at landmark moments in clinical chemistry, Stephen Clarke turns his attention to amylase and alkaline phosphatase.

New data for Hologic’s aptima HPV assay

New data presented at the International Papillomavirus Conference reinforces the evidence for the sensitivity and specificity of Hologic’s aptima HPV assay.

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