29 Nov

Jason Clare MP meets the pathologist who diagnosed his melanoma

Federal parliamentarian for the NSW seat of Blaxland, Hon Jason Clare MP, has visited a pathology laboratory before, but his recent visit to Kossard Dermatopathologists, a laboratory specialising in s
28 Nov

Getting blood samples from A to B is quicker with PatNav

Pathology couriers are non-medical transport drivers who collect and distribute pathology specimens between doctors' surgeries, hospitals and pathology laboratories. Pat Pitman is a pathology couri
22 Nov

The ‘Agartists’ of microbiology – winning awards with pictures on plates

The winners have been announced of the 5th annual agar art contest run by the American Society for Microbiology, and the submissions are truly incredible. The artworks are all made by painting livi
13 Nov

Why pathology is a vital medical service – in sixty seconds

Pathology Awareness Australia aims to inform the public and politicians about the value of pathology so we created this handy 1-minute video based on information from The Economic Value of Pathology 2
31 Oct

One stop testing could improve treatment rates for hepatitis C

In Australia at the start of 2017, an estimated 199,230 people were living with chronic hepatitis C infection, which decreased to 182,144 by the end of that year. Between the end of 2016 and 2018 m
30 Oct

Unpacking the black box of pathology with AACB

The Australian Association of Clinical Biochemists’ (AACB) Annual Scientific Conference this month saw presentations and discussion on a broad range of pathology topics. We will be bringing you seve
30 Oct

Disruption discussion: looking to the future in pathology technology

The news is often full of stories about new technology that will change our lives and healthcare is a particular area where we often look to technology to help with complex problems. But what about
30 Oct

New data shows one third of SA women do not get enough Vitamin D in pregnancy

With so many things to think about during pregnancy, it can be difficult for expectant mothers to keep up, particularly with the latest advice on how to stay healthy. Health professionals can also fac
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