What is pathology?
Learn who performs your tests and see the technologies that help them
Earlier this month all 193 UN member states agreed to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. At the general assembly last week the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, described antimicrobial resistance as a “fundamental threat” to global health and safety. It was only the fourth time the general assembly has had a high-level meeting […]
An estimated 230,000 Australians have chronic hepatitis C, and a quarter of cases are undiagnosed. Hepatitis C inflames the liver and unlike the A and B viruses there is no vaccine available. Pathology is important for diagnosing the virus. Many people with hepatitis C may not experience symptoms, but left untreated the disease can cause […]
A new blood test may provide a safer, relatively pain-free alternative to liver biopsy for some people with chronic liver disease. In Australia, 30% of adults have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and it is set to become one of our most prevalent chronic diseases. The Enhanced Liver Fibrosis test (ELF) measures chemicals in the bloodstream […]