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Laboratory Outreach at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Beyond
The faculty in the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine (LGM) serve as medical directors for the clinical laboratories at Barnes Jewish Hospital (BJH); however, they also provide medical direction and clinical consulting services to hospital laboratories in the St. Louis region and beyond.
Virology Testing at Barnes Jewish Hospital
Virology testing previously performed at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) Virology Laboratory officially transitioned to the Barnes Jewish Hospital (BJH) Molecular Infectious Disease Laboratory (MIDL) on January 29, 2018.
New Heparin-Induced Thromboctyopenia (HIT) Screening Test Method
Beginning May 1st, the Core Lab will transition from the current ELISA anti-PF4/heparin antibody test to a latex immunoturbidimetric assay (LIA) performed on the TOPS coagulation analyzer. The test will be available 24/7 with an in-lab turnaround time of 1-2 hours. Laboratory comparisons to SRA send out results show a sensitivity of 100% and a […]
Microbiology Update: Availability of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing for New Antimicrobial Agents
Infections due to antibiotic resistant bacteria are a global public health crisis. To help combat infections with multi-drug resistant bacteria, there has been a recent surge in the development of antimicrobial agents. The Barnes Jewish Hospital Microbiology Laboratory is now able to perform susceptibility testing for a number of these new antibiotics. Information regarding this […]
Featured Colleague: Stephen Roper, PhD
Stephen Roper joined Washington University as Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and Assistant Director, Pediatric Laboratory Services in the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine in August, 2017. He is NRCC (National Registry Certified Chemists) certified in Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Roper obtained his BS and MS at Texas Tech University and his PhD at […]
Cellular Therapy Laboratory Transplant Milestone
As highlighted in BJC Today in December 2017, the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program met a milestone of 7,500 transplants!
Testing For Insulin, C-Peptide and DHEAS To Be Performed at Barnes Jewish Hospital
Effective May 1st, Insulin and C-peptide and Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) (effective May 1st) will no longer be sent to Mayo Laboratories.
Bacteria’s appetite may be key to cleaning up antibiotic contamination
Gautam Dantas, PhD is senior author on a study showing antibiotics in the environment contribute to drug resistance.