Hemophilia—The Royal Disease

Our CAP/CLIA certified lab, PacificDx is partnered with CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) to identify rare inherited blood disorders in infants and mothers to improve their quality of life. Written by Amanda Nguyen (March 2021) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The last royal family of Russia was speculated to be plagued with the “royal bleeding disease” passed down […]

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trio-smart: The New Breathtaking Technology

PacificDX is the only lab certified to run trio-Smart™, a breath test developed by Gemelli™. Along with measuring the standard H2, CH4 and CO2 levels, trio-smart™ is the only BT that also measures hydrogen sulfide. You are at a fancy dinner party wearing your favorite dress. After the delicious meal, you are conversing with an […]

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Negative Gluten ID Test Results can ‘Rule Out’ Celiac Disease in High Risk Populations

Brief:  First degree relatives of individuals with celiac disease are at elevated risk for developing a similarly severe gluten intolerance disorder. However, a quick screening test for the genetic alterations responsible for encoding gluten recognition immune receptors can rule out celiac disease risk in these individuals. Developed by Targeted Genomics, the DNA-based, non-invasive Gluten ID […]

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