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Machaon Highlights aHUS Awareness Day

aHUS awareness day is September 24th. aHUS is a rare disease that can be challenging to diagnose. This is how our medical director, Dr. Lewis, puts it: “…every time a patient walks in with anemia and thrombocytopenia, you have to think that it’s TTP or aHUS or something on that axes. If you don’t think […]

Kidney Week 2015 Recap – Important Abstracts

Machaon Diagnostics was an exhibitor at Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego. We had three good days in the exhibit hall and countless good conversations both about physicians we have helped or hospitals in need of our rapid testing services. The diagnosis of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), caused by mutations in the complement immune system, […]

Machaon Diagnostics to give poster presentation at ISLH 2015

Machaon Diagnostics will give a poster presentation at the International Society for Laboratory Hematology annual meeting in Chicago, May 19-21. The poster is entitled “Perceived Clinical Utility of ADAMTS-13 Testing Decreases Quickly When Turnaround Time Extends Beyond Two Days.” Machaon Diagnostics has been performing ADAMTS-13 testing since our founding in 2003 and equals the fastest […]