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Hammond lab to expand diagnostic offerings

Hammond lab to expand diagnostic offerings

A new partnership between a Hammond medical laboratory and a California-based diagnostics company will expand the lab's testing capabilities, introducing new automation and new equipment.

March 08, 2014 12:00 pm
Hammond lab to expand diagnostic offerings

Hammond lab to expand diagnostic offerings

A PCL Alverno medical technologist prepares bacteria samples to be identified by a laser target method in May at the Hammond lab.

February 27, 2014 5:30 pm
Event holds lens to region innovation

Event holds lens to region innovation

A WASP machine (Walk Away Specimen Processor) processes cultures at PCL Alverno in Hammond during the Innovators Cafe event Thursday.

September 19, 2013 5:05 pm
Event holds lens to region innovation

Event holds lens to region innovation

PCL Alverno Microbiology Supervisor Chris Ornelas, left, gives a tour of a WASP machine (Walk Away Specimen Processor) to guests during an Innovator's Cafe event at the lab in Hammond.

September 19, 2013 5:05 pm
Event holds lens to region innovation

Event holds lens to region innovation

PCL Alverno Anatomic Pathology Supervisor Melissa Zummak gives a tour of the Anatomic Pathology Lab to guests during an Innovator's Cafe event at the facility in Hammond.

September 19, 2013 5:05 pm
Event holds lens to region innovation

Event holds lens to region innovation

HAMMOND | Cardboard 3-D glasses with red and blue lenses were passed down rows of people seated in folding chairs.

September 19, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

Scientists at a local laboratory say a new piece of technology there can identify bacteria a day earlier than traditional methods.

May 11, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

PCL Alverno Medical Technologist Denise Curtis prepares bacteria samples to be identified by a new laser target method at the lab in Hammond.

May 10, 2013 3:46 pm
Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

PCL Alverno Medical Technologist Patrick Coughlin demonstrates how bacteria samples are identified by a new laser target method at the lab in Hammond. The Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization method can analyze 96 samples in an hour.

May 10, 2013 3:46 pm
Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround

PCL Alverno Medical Technologist Patrick Coughlin prepares bacteria samples to be identified by a new laser target method at the lab in Hammond.

May 10, 2013 3:46 pm
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