Issue Date: May 18, 2015
Mass Spec Welcome In Clinical Labs
Every year, clinical labs perform more than 7 billion tests on blood, urine, and other samples from patients, according to the American Clinical Laboratory Association. Most of those tests involve an immunoassay, a diagnostic that uses antibodies to detect molecules of interest. But for a growing number of tests, mass spectrometry is the method of choice for analyzing samples. Labs use the technology for monitoring both therapeutic and frequently abused . . .
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