ARUP Laboratories: A National Reference Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests.

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In Focus

Stronger, Faster, Smarter: ARUP’s New NGS Pipeline and Analytical Platform

Multiple ARUP teams brought to life the new biocomputing NGS pipeline, Pipey—over an 18-month period. The result? It’s “an elastic system that can process thousands of samples in the same time as a single sample,” says Dr. Elaine Gee, director of Bioinformatics.

Read our blog for more about the lab’s best-in-class software engineering processes.

eSupply Enhancements

ARUP Laboratories is excited to announce the enhancement of our online client supply ordering platform, accessible via ARUP Connect™. Enhancements now include two business-day shipping for most items!

Learn more and access training for eSupply.

Biotin Interference

ARUP sent an announcement to clients regarding the FDA warning on December 6, 2017. ARUP has also identified the tests that can potentially be affected by high levels of biotin and has started contacting kit manufacturers to investigate biotin interference.

Read more about Biotin Interference here​.

Bioinformatics and NGS: From Big Data to Clinical Reports [Upcoming Webinar]

Bioinformatics: It’s a lot of numbers, right? Dr. Elaine Gee’s webinar on Thursday, December 28, 11 a.m.–noon MT, will help clinical health providers learn to more effectively report NGS results.

Read our blog for other useful nuggets.

New ARUP Connect Order Change Request Feature

Order Change Request allows you to submit a request to Client Services to add and cancel tests. The application offers you a new tool designed to improve the efficiency, accuracy, and simplicity of adding and canceling tests via a secure Internet connection.

Find out more about the new feature.

Tailoring Chemo Drugs to Fit Your Body

How do you know if the drug your doctor prescribed is working? It might not be. A blossoming area of precision medicine, particularly for cancer, is therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM), where laboratory tests can show if and how a person is metabolizing a drug. Part of pharmacogenetics testing, TDM delves into a person’s DNA to determine one aspect of a drug’s likelihood for efficacy.

Read more about the testing.

Watch Rookies Learn from the Pros: Genetic Counseling Students at ARUP

The world needs more genetic counselors, and ARUP genetic counselors are doing something about it. They are working with the University of Utah’s Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling to provide three weeks of immersion into the role of a genetic counselor at a large, clinical laboratory.

See what makes this experience valuable.

Journey of a Specimen: The Complete 6-Part Video Series

The six intriguing episodes in our video series, “Journey of a Specimen,” are now available all together. You can hear from Christopher Sorenson on Transportation, David Rogers on Specimen Receiving, Clint Wilcox on Automation, Martha Bale about Inside the Lab, Erica Cuttitta about Biocomputing, and Julio Delgado on medical directors.

Watch the complete series.

Join Us For the 31st Annual Park City Anatomic Pathology Update!

This five-day course consists of lectures and case-oriented discussions led by distinguished faculty from the University of Utah and renowned guest presenters. Subspecialty topics featured in this year's annual update include gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary pathology.

Learn more and register now.

New Video Lectures Available for Free CME, SAM, PACE & FL CLS

Behavior-Based Safety Programs by Christina K. Kulakowski and The Sustainable Laboratory: Perspectives on Laboratory Outreach by Suzanne Carasso, MBA, MT (ASCP).

View all available video lectures.