CHOP is the first center to offer a comprehensive HLA typing test. Using new gene-sequencing tools, the new test will expedite donor matching and improve transplantation outcomes.February 14, 2014
Determination of galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (Gal-1-PUT) activity by tandem mass spectrometry is now available at the Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory.March 7, 2013
CHOP now offers testing for procalcitonin (PCT) that has been approved by the FDA for use in conjunction with other laboratory findings and clinical assessments to assist in the risk assessment for progression to severe sepsis and septic shock.September 21, 2012
Dr. Doms joins CHOP from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where he was chairman of the Department of MicrobiologySeptember 5, 2012
The Molecular Genetics Laboratory at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announced the introduction of a diagnostic test for the Noonan spectrum of disorders using next generation sequencing technology.August 3, 2012
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