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
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
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