According to a national study, antibody-rich plasma from patients who recovered from COVID-19 can be an effective tool in early treatment of COVID-19.
ARUP was among a few blood centers that contributed COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) to a national clinical trial that found a >50% reduction in risk of hospitalization with early CCP treatment.
ARUP Consult®, a free source of laboratory testing information for clinicians, released several updated resources in March.
ARUP Consult®, a free source of expert guidance in laboratory testing, has released updated resources on testing for group A Streptococcus, Toxocara, and Echinococcus infections.
Brysen Bocchino, a former laboratorian, left ARUP to pursue a career as a therapist. Now he’s back at ARUP as the Family Health Center’s first mental health clinician, and he’s working to develop policies and programs that support ARUP employees.
Not long ago, Brysen Bocchino was a college student working the bench at ARUP Laboratories with an eye on a career in mental health.
ARUP’s video entry in the ASCP 2022 Back to the Lab Photo and Video Contest takes a humorous look at just how much laboratory standards have changed in the last few decades.
For 100 years, forward-thinking medical laboratory professionals have pioneered new concepts in diagnostic medicine. Now it’s your turn.
ARUP President and Chief Medical Officer Tracy George, MD, will share her advice for women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in an all-women panel discussion at the Utah Business Deep Tech Conference on March 22.
ARUP President and Chief Medical Officer Tracy George, MD, has a message for women building STEM careers: Believe in yourself.
Ixodes scapularis (deer tick) salivary glands (displayed in blue) with invading Borrelia burgdorferi spirochetes (Lyme disease-causing bacteria; shown in green). The top left image is a 3D rendering of confocal microscopy z-stacks and the surface of the gland tissue. The lower right image is a digital cutaway of the top surface to reveal the bacteria inside. Two spirochetes are caught invading the salivary gland tissue.
Photo credit: Mark A. Fisher, PhD
Medical Director, Bacteriology, Special Microbiology, and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Cases of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and other tickborne illnesses are rising across the U.S. ARUP Consult’s testing resources can aid clinicians in diagnosing tickborne diseases.
ARUP’s next generation sequencing (NGS) tests are now faster and more precise thanks to the launch of Rio, a new world-class bioinformatics pipeline and analytics platform.