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June 2024

Click on the relevant state below to read the June 2024 edition of our Pathology Focus Medical Newsletter.

In our winter edition of Pathology Focus, Dr Kwee Chin Liew shares the latest information about the three respiratory viruses of concern this season: COVID-19, influenza, and RSV. Dr Liew also highlights the increase in cases of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, also known as “walking pneumonia,” and emphasises the importance of testing for respiratory pathogens. Assoc. Prof. Mirette Saad provides clinical insights on the importance of non-invasive prenatal screening for 22q11.2 deletion (DiGeorge syndrome), the second most common cause of developmental delay after Down syndrome. Our June edition concludes with an article on Vitamin D deficiency by Dr Tony Mak and Dr David Deam, which offers useful clinical information on who to test, when to test, and follow-up testing recommendations.