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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ― In the first update since 2007, the US Preventative Services Task Force recently provided new guidelines to clinicians for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening. These follow an update on recommendations for laboratory detection of the pathogens issued earlier this year by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

While the new USPSTF guidelines are essentially the same with respect to patient populations, both new updates strongly emphasize the benefits of commercially available nucleic acid amplification tests.

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Sponsored by
Hologic

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Jul
30
Sponsored by
Mission Bio

This webinar will outline a project that performs large-scale and integrative single-cell genome and transcriptome profiling of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cases at diagnosis, during drug treatment, and in case of relapse.

Jul
31
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a molecular laboratory validated and implemented a targeted next-generation sequencing-based myeloid assay to expedite the assessment of myeloid malignancies and assist in the understanding of myeloid cancers.