Celebration of the 23th EuroMedLab Congress

Publication Date : 10/06/2019

Barcelona hosted the 23rd EuroMedLab Congress from May 19 to 23, the most important European scientific event in Laboratory Medicine.

Organized by the IFCC, the EFLM and the SEQCML, this biannual meeting has shown the latest developments in the research and clinic of the different areas of Laboratory Medicine. With more than 1500 communications and 100 speakers, the congress has been a successful participation. In the topics discussed, we have the ep... [+]

Interview on "patient safety"

Publication date : 01/02/2019

Patient safety, a key aspect in laboratory medicine.

The "Departament de Salut" has launched the "Grup de Treball de Laboratori d'Anàlisis Clíniques" to promote procedures based on risk management and promote patient safety. By Catlab, Dr. Eva Guillén, coordinator of Biochemistry-Immunology, is part of the working group. Here is the [+]

Catlab project selected for La Marató de TV3

Publication date :26/10/2018

<strong>Catlab project selected for La Marató de TV3</strong>

The project, headed by the Microbiology area of Catlab, has been selected to be financed by FUNDACIÓ LA MARATÓ DE TV3.

The project "Impact of the early detection of resistance to antimicrobials in the reduction of inadequate treatments in bacteremia caused by enterobacteria", is a multidisciplinary and coordinated project involving the areas of microbiology of Catlab, infectious diseases and hospital pharmacy of Hospital Universitari M... [+]

Catlab with "LaMarató TV3" and early detection of colorectal cancer

Publication Date : 02/10/2018

Last June, the results of the research project funded by Marató TV3 of 2012 in which Catlab was the reference laboratory were presented.

One of the projects approved by the "Marató" of 2012 dedicated to the fight against cancer was "Prediction of advanced colonic neoplasia in symptomatic patients within the rapid diagnosis circuit of colorectal cancer by means of a score based on the fecal immunological test (COLONOTIF Study)".
This project has b... [+]

Scientific Meeting : Genetics: from the Laboratory to clinical practice

Publication Date : 08/06/2018

<strong>Scientific Meeting : Genetics: from the Laboratory to clinical practice</strong>

Success of the Scientific Day commemorating the 10th anniversary of Catlab

On the 7th of June the Scientific Conference "Genètica: del Laboratori a la clinica clinica" was held in Catlab. The three invited speakers, Dr. Anna Veiga, Dr. Clara Serra and Dr. Manel Esteller have held three very interesting conferences related to different aspects of genetics; stem cells, epigenetics and genetic ... [+]

10th catlab anniversary

Publication date : 14/03/2018

We celebrate 10 years of the beginning of the activity in Catlab

This year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Catlab activity. In these 10 years the Catlab project has been consolidated; in 2012 the "Laboratori de la Fundació de l'Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu de Martorell" was incorporated, and we currently have 96% of our activity accredited by ISO 15189: 2013. W... [+]

Catlab in "Diario Médico"

Publication date : 21/02/2018

Interview with Dra.Caballé, director of Catlab in "Diario Médico"

On February 19 was published in "Diario Médico" an interview with the director of Catlab, on the role that the clinical laboratory will play in the future. As President of the SEQCML, Dra. Caballé requests to unify the specialties of Biochemistry and Clinical Analysis, and to promote innovation and quality, advancing... [+]

Doctoral thesis done in Catlab

Publication Date: 11/07/2017

The doctoral thesis "Gestión de riesgos en los laboratorios de urgencias y su impacto en la seguridad del paciente" has been done during the last 4 years at Catlab Hospital Laboratories.

The doctoral thesis has been carried out by the biologist Elisabeth González Lao. The study identifies all the possible errors that may occur in the processes of the Laboratory, and the preventive and corrective actions to be implemented. You will find more information in the section on the website Quality / Scientifi... [+]

Catlab receives the "Premi Cambra 2017" for Healthy company

Publication Date : 19/05/2017

The "Cambra Oficial de Comerç, Industry and Serveis de Terrassa" has awarded Catlab with "PREMI CAMBRA 2017" to the Healthy company.

Last Thursday May 11th, the "Premis Cambra" Jury made public the 12 companies awarded with "Premis Cambra 2017". The Awards are the annual public recognition that the "Cambra de Comerç, Industry and Serveis de Terrassa" grants to those companies that contribute to enhance the social and economic development of its dem... [+]

Technological renewal of the Pre-analytic Area

Publication Date : 21/04/2017

At the beginning of 2017 the renovation of the automation of the pre-analytical area of the Central Laboratory was completed.

The changes that were made in the preanalytical area of Catlab were; two RSD distributors were replaced by a P512 (dedicated exclusively to urine and connected to the analyzers) and a P612, which besides distributing and prioritizing, performs aliquots for external Laboratories.
The preanalytical module of the Bi... [+]