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Nov 28, 2019 People of pathology

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 an
Nov 22, 2019 People of pathology

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 tru
Nov 13, 2019 Pathology Explained

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
Nov 13, 2019 Hot Topics

100 lab tours and counting

An important part of the Know Pathology Know Healthcare campaign is educating politicians about the vital role of pathology in caring for pa
Oct 31, 2019 Pathology Explained

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
Oct 30, 2019 Pathology Explained

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 b
Oct 30, 2019 Pathology Explained

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
Oct 30, 2019 Pathology Explained

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 advi
Sep 26, 2019 Hot Topics

Prostate cancer checks for politicians “may have saved lives” says Warren Entsch MP

Pathology testing for prostate cancer is crucial, so on 11th  September, Parliament House became a hub of pathology activity including onsi
Sep 26, 2019 New breakthroughs

Liquid biopsy could help catch aggressive prostate cancers earlier

Fast and accurate diagnosis of cancer is essential to give patients the best chance of beating the disease and new research from Queen Mary