Clinical Chemistry

Haematuria and chronic kidney disease

Data from a large South Korean cohort show a five-fold increased risk of incident chronic kidney disease (CKD) for adults with persistent haematuria, compared with those with no haematuria.

Lessons learnt opening (and closing) a Covid-19 lab

UK Scientific Advisor Bamidele Farinre looks back over the set-up and decommission of the June Almeida laboratory.

My lab: Toxicology in Sheffield

Azuma Kalu and Dean Tazzyman give a guided tour of the toxicology laboratory at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

BJBS synopsis: issue 1 2022

Deputy Editor Guy Orchard provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the first issue of 2022.

Graves disease

This is the fifth in a series of short biographies of persons whose names are directly used for diseases, conditions or syndromes familiar to those in clinical pathology laboratories.

The British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 3 2021 synopsis

Deputy Editor Nigel Brown provides a brief glimpse of the articles on offer in the third issue of 2021.

My lab: The laboratory that adapted

Biomedical scientist Caroline Fillmore gives a guided tour of her laboratory at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.

“Sweat sticker” to diagnose cystic fibrosis

A novel skin-mounted sticker absorbs sweat and then changes colour to provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.

Case study: The hook effect in serum free ligh chain assay

Madihah Abbas, Specialist Biochemistry Team Manager at the Christie Pathology Partnership in Manchester, presents a case study.

My Lab: A multi-disciplinary laboratory

Lynnette Garrett, Laboratory Medicine Quality Manager, gives a guided tour of the services at Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Avoid "Wild West testing"

The IBMS has circulated a statement to all major media outlets and MPs stating that we must avoid a “Wild West testing” scenario in the UK.

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