diagnostic testing Archives
Diagnostic biomarker for bone disorder
Sep. 27, 2022—A urine chemical performs better as a diagnostic biomarker for the soft bone disease hypophosphatasia than other laboratory measures, Vanderbilt researchers have demonstrated.
Diagnostic Laboratory Services set for relocation, expansion
Oct. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt's Diagnostic Laboratory Services are undergoing a major relocation and expansion project.
New test assists physicians with quicker treatment decisions for sepsis
Oct. 3, 2019—Rapid blood culture diagnostics for patients with bacterial bloodstream infections delivered final results in 12 hours versus the two to three days required for conventional testing.
New lab formulary improves quality, cuts cost
Sep. 21, 2017—An effort at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to enhance clinical decision making through cross-departmental collaboration and effective use of diagnostics has improved patient care and saved the institution more than $1 million in 2016, VUMC officials reported this week.