ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests.
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Detectives Discover More About the Accident Factor in Opioid Overdoses
Dr. Gwen McMillin, medical director of Toxicology and Pharmacogenetics at ARUP, finds drug backstories: how pharmaceuticals and other substances metabolize in patients’ bodies.
Read more about pharmacogenomic monitoring.
New Video Lectures Available for Free CME, SAM, PACE & FL CLS
EIN–The Final Word in Pre-Malignant Endometrioid Neoplasia by Elke Jarboe, MD, and Human Microbiome in Health and Disease by David R. Hillyard, MD.
View all available video lectures.
Test Change Alert Feature and Customized Pricing Now Available in the Laboratory Test Directory
The new test change alert feature will give users a heads up if a test they’re viewing is going to be changed or inactivated with the next quarterly or immediate changes Hotline. Customized pricing will now be available as a link on test pages in the LTD.
Find out more about these new features.
Robot Automates Lab Test in Unexpected Way
A new machine called the Data Matrix Scanner is going to automate a lab’s procedures to test for cholesterol particles at high volume and without the messy turns and pitches of human error.
Read more about the Data Matrix Scanner.
Breathing All Night Long: Cystic Fibrosis and Increasing Treatable Cases
As scientists learn more about CF’s most common mutations, they are able to help certain patients live longer. “We’ve gained a good amount of knowledge of which variants have what effects,” said ARUP's Dr. Elaine Lyon. “The range of CF-related conditions is complex, but it is encouraging that some cases have an effective therapy.”
Read more about cystic fibrosis treatment.