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 oral presentation at ASFA 2015

Machaon Diagnostics will give an oral presentation at the American Society of Apheresis (ASFA) annual meeting, taking place May 6-9 in San Antonio, TX. The presentation is from the abstract “Novel Variant Detection is Essential When Attempting to Genetically Confirm the Clinical Diagnosis of Complement-mediated Thrombotic Microangiopathies (TMA).” Machaon Diagnostics currently offers the fastest genetic test for […]