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New Podcast Episode Helps Explain Hypercoagulability Testing to Patients

One of the most viewed pages on our website is the Hypercoagulability Panel. Many of these visits are from patients seeking more information based on a test ordered by their physician or a comment made during a doctor’s appointment. We wanted to help give those patients some thoughts, straight from the perspective of our Medical [ Read Moreo]

Machaon Diagnostics Launches World’s Fastest HLH Genetic Testing

Machaon Diagnostics is excited to launch the world’s fastest NGS genetic testing for Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis with our 48-hour STAT Hemophagocytic (Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) Genetic Panel. This often deadly disease can be difficult to diagnose, and genetic results can add clarity to a murky clinical picture. Prior to the launch of the Machaon Diagnostics genetic panel, the [ Read Moreo]

Machaon Diagnostics lead sponsor at Hemophilia Drug Development Summit

Machaon Diagnostics was proud to be a lead sponsor for the first ever Hemophilia Drug Development Summit in Boston, August 15 & 16. The summit was a great meeting with the leading pharmaceutical companies in discussion about the state of the field. Our CEO, Mike Ero, spoke and the event on Wednesday morning.  The event [ Read Moreo]

Machaon Statement on Email Security

Your data is safe at Machaon. On May 15, 2018, European security researchers published a report describing vulnerabilities in the popular email encryption schemes PGP and S/MIME. The vulnerability, dubbed EFAIL, allows an attacker, who has first intercepted an encrypted message, to manipulate the message in such a way that allows for the plain text [ Read Moreo]

Machaon Diagnostics and our ADAMTS-13 Turnaround Time

We are known for our ADAMTS-13 turnaround time, but how fast is it exactly? We did the math. We looked at two years worth of ADAMTS-13 testing and calculated that from the time of receipt, our turnaround time came out to 6.5 hours. That means if we get it today, it is getting resulted today. [ Read Moreo]

Machaon Diagnostics Receives CAP Accreditation

For Immediate Release 5/22/2007 Contact: Mike Ero, Lab Director MACHAON DIAGNOSTICS RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Machaon Diagnostics, Oakland, CA based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. The facility’s director, Mike Ero, was [ Read Moreo]

New Director of Clinical Research – Yamini S. Bynagari, PhD

Machaon Diagnostics is pleased to introduce Dr. Yamini S. Bynagari, our new Director of Clinical Research. She was formerly Machaon Diagnostics’ Lead Scientist for platelet and coagulation testing since September 2015. In her new position, Dr. Bynagari will be the point-of-contact for all clinical research study related queries. Dr. Bynagari is truly an exceptional find [ Read Moreo]

For a hematologist every day is a thrombosis day

On October 13 we celebrated a World Thrombosis Day, but for a hematologist every day is a thrombosis day.  Venous thromboembolism is a deadly condition, which kills more people than AIDS, breast cancer, prostate cancer and car accidents combined (1) and is responsible for 60% of hospital deaths (2, 3). Luckily, venous thromboembolism is a preventable [ Read Moreo]