27 Mar

Find out the story behind your pathology tests – in 60 seconds

In Australia we are fortunate in having a world class pathology service that is the engine room of healthcare. We've done our best to capture a snapshot of all the essential work pathology laboratorie
2 Mar

Placental pathology – the ‘pregnancy diary’ that reveals vital data for parents

Pregnancy and birth are exciting and emotional times for parents, and pathology testing is important during a pregnancy, together with scans, to check how the baby is developing and to monitor the hea
2 Mar

Australia leading the way in coronavirus response

Researchers in specialist pathology laboratories in Australia are leading the way in responding to the outbreak of COVID-19 with teams in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane making breakthroughs that aid t
2 Mar

Cervical cancer screening – what you need to know

In December 2017, the National Cervical Screening Program changed, and now provides a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) test for women aged 25-74 every 5 years. Although the program can offer the chance to p
31 Jan

Pathology is on the coronavirus case

New viruses in the coronavirus family often originate in animals and are then spread to humans, but how does knowing this help doctors and scientists to track and treat the latest outbreak? What happ
30 Jan

Cancer survivor Iain meets the hidden doctor who made diagnoses during his operation and guided the surgeon’s hand

A few days before Christmas, commercial pilot and competitive cyclist Iain Clark had an operation to remove cancer at the base of his tongue. The unusual cancer case required a novel approach to su
30 Jan

Digital descriptions of diagnostics – Lab Tests Online builds traction

New data released from Lab Tests Online Australasia (LTOAU) indicates that healthcare professionals and consumers are accessing the pathology information portal in greater numbers. Curated by an ed
19 Dec

Bacteria doesn’t take a Christmas break, so nor does microbiology

Mitchell Brown has been in the bug business for about 18 years and is now a Senior Hospital Scientist of a General Microbiology Unit. He works at the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at
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