Naegleria fowleri is a brain-eating amoeba found in fresh water that has a 97% fatality rate. Symptoms of this deadly disease mimic those of meningitis with the exception of a stiff neck. Medical Laboratory Scientists are trained to diagnose this disease and many others. Thanks to the skill and quick thinking of a Medical Laboratory Scientist, 16-year old Sebastian DeLeon was diagnosed quickly and his life was saved. ...Click here to read more.
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Seniors Andrew Zink, Chris Yabut and Cody Maddox are employed at Lifebridge Health’s Sinai and Northwest Hospitals in the Clinical Laboratory. They are performing tasks vital to the diagnosis and treatment of disease and disease monitoring and prevention. ...Click here to read more.
Sharie Mae David, senior Medical Laboratory Science major, was the recipient of one of only five American Proficiency Institute (API) scholarships awarded in 2015. ...Click here to read more.