A former employee chats with CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD (center), during a reception on June 24, 2021, to celebrate Perkins’ retirement after 31 years at ARUP and the University of Utah.
New Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines, authored by a panel led by ARUP’s Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS, describe the benefits and limitations of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing. The expert panel suggests that standard nucleic acid amplification testing should be used instead of rapid antigen tests in most circumstances when possible.
ARUP Chief Operations Officer Jonathan Genzen, MD, PhD (left), joined CEO Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD, President Andy Theurer, and Board Chairman Peter Jensen, MD, on June 15, 2021, to cut a ceremonial ribbon to officially open ARUP’s new state-of-the-art laboratory facility in University of Utah Research Park.
A lab coordinator at Salt Lake City’s Fourth Street Clinic preps a patient to draw blood for laboratory testing. ARUP has renewed its agreement to provide testing free of charge to the clinic, which provides healthcare to homeless men, women, and children.
Photo credit: Fourth Street Clinic
Employees celebrate the opening of ARUP’s new bike storage facility on National Bike to Work Day, May 21. Employees pictured include (left to right) Bert Ley, Michael Juretich, Tom Martins, Stephen Merrigan, David Hillyard, Malia Deshotel, and Peta Owens-Liston.
CDC research shows a significant drop in the rate of HIV testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the agency is redoubling its efforts to stop the spread of HIV.
ARUP Senior Pharmacy Consultant Ryan Nelson, PharmD, is the author of several papers aimed at helping oncologists use pharmacogenomic testing to guide treatment. He also will discuss the topic during a May 11, 2021, Patient-centered Laboratory Utilization Guidance Services/Medical Training Solutions (PLUGS/MTS) webinar.
Experts predict that the northeastern United States will have a more active tick season this year due to prolonged wet weather.
The NanoSpot.AI rapid COVID-19 antibody test is performed on blood collected through a finger prick using a microcollection tube. Droplets of blood are then placed on three spots on a ready-to-use, synthetic, embossed card. One of the spots displays the test result.