Ryan Metcalf, MD, CQA(ASQ), section chief of Transfusion Medicine at ARUP and University of Utah Health, at ARUP Blood Services, a collection site for an ARUP/University of Utah Health study to determine whether convalescent plasma is an effective treatment for COVID-19.
Based on data from 21,916 participants in 33 studies, the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) has issued guidelines for use of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 treatment.
In her lab at the University of Utah, Allison Carey, MD, PhD, is using a molecular barcoding approach she developed to identify the genes that allow some strains of Mycobacterium avium to establish chronic infections and resist treatment with antibiotics.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Medical Director Allison Carey, MD, PhD, $1.5 million over five years to fund her groundbreaking research.
ARUP Consult®, a free source of laboratory testing information for clinicians, released several new and updated resources in August.
ARUP Consult has released several new and updated resources for clinicians, including testing topics on kidney evaluation, gestational trophoblastic disease, and poliovirus.
The CDC recently confirmed the first U.S. case of polio since 2013, which has raised concerns about the virus. New ARUP Consult resources inform clinicians about lab testing for poliovirus.
These images depict the distinct genetic profiles found in patients with pathogenic germline DDX41 variants and variants of unknown significance (VUSs).
New research published in Blood sheds light on diagnosis, disease characteristics, and prognoses for inherited hematologic malignancies associated with DDX41 germline variants.
Patricia Slev, PhD, section chief of Immunology at ARUP Laboratories, coauthored a newly published study that looked at COVID-19-related risks facing emergency department workers early in the pandemic.
A new study for which ARUP provided COVID-19 testing and expertise found that emergency department workers early in the pandemic faced the highest risk of infection from community spread.
ARUP’s new autonomous intelligent vehicle (AIV) helps its coworkers in the lab by transporting specimens to storage, freeing up staff to focus on other tasks. Here, a team member unloads samples delivered by the AIV.
ARUP’s latest autonomous intelligent vehicle (AIV) is on a mission to save time and trouble for its coworkers in the lab. As a new teammate, the AIV is a seamless and helpful fit.
ARUP Laboratories is eighth in Utah on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers By State, a testament to the good working environment ARUP maintains for all its employees, including for these specialists in the company’s Automated Core Lab.
Forbes magazine’s most recent ranking names ARUP among America’s Best Employers By State for the company’s focus on workplace safety, competitive compensation, inclusive culture, and more.
ARUP Laboratories, the STEM Action Center, and Spy Hop collaborated on a film to inspire the next generation to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Students practice pipetting skills during the first laboratory medicine summer camp held by the Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences in the Department of Pathology at University of Utah Health.
Photo credit: Adriana Callahan
More than 30 Utah high school students immersed themselves in laboratory medicine during the University of Utah Department of Pathology’s inaugural summer camp.
Kidneys perform critical functions within the body, and kidney impairment can lead to severe health consequences. ARUP’s adoption of a new equation to assess kidney function will enable better recognition and diagnosis of kidney disease in populations adversely affected by use of a previous equation.
ARUP’s adoption of a new equation to assess kidney function is a step toward better recognition and diagnosis of chronic kidney disease in populations adversely affected by the previous equation.
Sandy Richman, MBA, C(ASCP), director of ARUP Healthcare Advisory Services, is among ARUP experts who contributed to a newly published article in Academic Pathology that adds to the understanding of what constitutes a successful laboratory stewardship program.
A survey of laboratory professionals led by ARUP experts clarified factors that contribute to the success of laboratory stewardship programs.