ARUP Laboratories: A National Reference Laboratory

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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Lab Stewardship Guidelines: New Article in JALM

Andrew Fletcher, MD, and three other authors of a new JALM report are from ARUP. The report lays out potential guidelines for lab stewardship, or utilization management: how to order the right test for the right person, at the right time.

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Cytogenetics: Scanning the Genome

Cytogeneticists, geneticists who study the chromosomes in cells, have a profession with a nifty name and a big job looking at small details. We talk on our blog with Allen Lamb, PhD, a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and section chief of Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray at ARUP Laboratories.

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Q&A with Medical Lab Technician Devon Turner, Automated Core Laboratory

Being a clinical lab technician involves automation but also occasional troubleshooting: If the potassium level is very high, was it sent in the right test tube? A MLT has the scientific training to ask such questions and give better service, notes MLT Devon Turner, ARUP, in our blog.

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Come Wildfire or Visiting Dignitary, Safely Shipping Human Specimens

How do 50,000 human specimens a day reach ARUP, despite hurricanes, wildfires, and visits by major dignitaries that lock down cities?

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Feeling Better: A Wellness Center Story

Want energy? Want to read about gaining energy? Employees Katie Ludwig, Russel Goodman and Angie Sharp detail their own personal Wellness Center stories in the newest blog.

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Journey of a Specimen: The Complete 6-Part Video Series

The six intriguing episodes in our video series, “Journey of a Specimen,” are now available all together. You can hear from Christopher Sorenson on Transportation, David Rogers on Specimen Receiving, Clint Wilcox on Automation, Martha Bale about Inside the Lab, Erica Cuttitta about Biocomputing, and Julio Delgado on medical directors.

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What Do Genetic Counselors Have to Do with It?

ARUP’s new genetic counselor website helps us understand the integral role these counselors play in medical laboratory testing. Whether you are a patient, a clinician, or a laboratory client, they are an invaluable resource. Our growing team—16!—of counselors share their knowledge and guidance in a new series of blogs and in the unveiling of their new website.

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Join Us For the 31st Annual Park City Anatomic Pathology Update!

This five-day course consists of lectures and case-oriented discussions led by distinguished faculty from the University of Utah and renowned guest presenters. Subspecialty topics featured in this year's annual update include gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary pathology.

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New Video Lectures Available for Free CME, SAM, PACE & FL CLS

Harmonization: Why You Should Care! by Greg Miller, PhD, DABCC, and Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention with Molecular Diagnostic by Rong Mao, MD, FACMG.

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