New Rapid Diagnostic Testing for Bloodstream Infections….Coming soon for UC Davis Health System

Raymond Gong, M.D., Pathology Resident Anna Maria Romanelli, Ph.D., Medical Director of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Background: Bloodstream infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States [1].  The timely identification of blood borne pathogens and the selection of appropriate antim [...]

By | 2019-02-21T10:10:27+00:00 February 15, 2019|0 Comments

Preparing for The Pathology Digital Revolution: Implementation of Whole Slide Imaging

John Paul Graff, DO, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Lorne Holland, MD, Informatics Fellow Background Recent advances in technology have increased interest in using whole slide imaging (WSI) for patient care. As this technology moves from primarily research and/or teaching use to the clinical [...]

By | 2018-11-16T11:04:07+00:00 November 14, 2018|0 Comments

FNA: Ask for a ROSE

Alejandro S. Mendoza, MD, Cytopathology Fellow Alaa Afify, MD, Professor  and Director of Cytopathology Lydia Howell, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Background Successful pathologic diagnosis after an image-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) depends on several factors i [...]

By | 2018-11-14T09:21:23+00:00 October 15, 2018|0 Comments