April 8, 2012

Mayo Supporters: Lab-Tax Exemption Means More Money for Research


Every day, thousands of medical specimens are flown in from around the country - and even from around the world - for analysis at a lab in Rochester, Minn.  The destination is Mayo Medical Laboratories, a for-profit subsidiary of the Mayo Clinic that claims the status of being the third-largest reference laboratory in the United States. When scientists announced last year that they had discovered a brand new tick-borne pathogen in patients from Minnesota and Wisconsin, the analysis was completed at Mayo Medical Laboratories.



Pioneer Press by Chris Snowbeck   4/8/12

Tags: Mayo Clinic Rochester, Mayo Medical Laboratories, medical specimens, Research

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