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May 17, 2019 Friday memes


We're going very heavy on the lab tech theme today. Perception v reality, or is it? The (tech) people have spoken! #5 - #4 -
May 10, 2019 Pathology Explained


This week we've been inspired by the birth of the regal baby of England to look at babies and germs. A how to prep guide to avoid the transf
May 7, 2019 Hot Topics

Royal baby faces first test in less than 48 hours

It’s all still a bit blurry for Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s newborn baby; and pretty soon he will be facing the first major test of
May 6, 2019 Hot Topics

Cervical Cancer Screening report: key findings

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has today released a report into the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) in Aus
May 3, 2019 Friday memes


There's 35,000 skilled practitioners working in pathology. This week we pay tribute to their genius. #5 - it all starts with rigorous qua
Apr 29, 2019 Hot Topics

From science fiction to science fact: the rise and rise of genetic testing

Once the preserve of science fiction movies, genetic and genomic testing is now becoming increasingly integrated into healthcare, according
Apr 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

Spotting viruses: how laboratories detect measles

Only five years after the World Health Organisation declared measles eradicated in Australia, the disease has re-emerged, with 92 confirmed
Apr 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

How are blood cancers diagnosed?

Blood cancer accounts for around 10% of all cancers diagnosed each year with around 35 Australians diagnosed each day with a blood cancer.
Apr 26, 2019 Pathology Explained


You may have heard the malicious claim bandied around that beards are dirtier than toilets. Some say it's an outrageous slander and #1 fake
Apr 26, 2019 Real-life stories

The Newborn Screening test that saved a twin

The Newborn Screening test (NBS), also known as the ‘Guthrie’ or ‘heel prick’ test, has been around since 1962, and will be familiar