Jan 13, 2021

Convalescent plasma antibody levels and the risk of death from COVID-19

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Bob Nellis| ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have found an association between administration of convalescent plasma containing high antibodies and lower mortality rates for hospitalized patients with COVID-19 who are not on ventilators. The findings, “Convalescent Plasma Antibody Levels and the Risk of Death from Covid-19,” appear [...]
Convalescent plasma antibody levels and the risk of death from COVID-19
Jan 6, 2021

Researchers define best practices of genome sequencing for patients with rare diseases

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
Genome sequencing has shown promise in becoming a first-tier diagnostic test for patients with rare genetic disorders, but standards addressing the definition and deployment of a best-in-class test are lacking. Two recent manuscripts published in npj Genomic Medicine present consensus recommendations on clinical genome sequencing analytical validation and clinical utility to [...]
Researchers define best practices of genome sequencing for patients with rare diseases
Dec 30, 2020

Physicians have new guidelines for managing rare genetic, metabolic disorders

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
Physicians now have a blueprint for diagnosing and managing two specific rare inherited metabolic diseases within a group of nearly 150 congenital disorders of glycosylation. These diseases can cause serious and sometimes fatal malfunctions of several organs at or before birth, as well as chronic debilitating symptoms in adults.  The consensus [...]
Physicians have new guidelines for managing rare genetic, metabolic disorders

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