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The liver plays an essential role in overall health and wellness, filtering toxins and producing proteins and enzymes necessary to promote other critical functions. Effectively serving as your body's chemical processing plant, your liver is vital in keeping the digestive tract and other bodily systems...

Blood testing is an important part of regular health screening and, as such, is often included in annual physical examinations. Most physicians recommend both standard panels to patients as well as more in-depth screenings as warranted to best understand the state of a patient's overall...

A water-soluble vitamin in the Vitamin B family, biotin (B7) plays an integral role in the conversion of food into energy as well as promoting healthy hair and nails. While available in small doses from foods like eggs, bananas, and milk, biotin is often included...

Moderna Therapeutics is a startup that was founded in 2010 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. CEO and Director Stéphane Bancel has been with the firm since 2011 and was previously the CEO for bioMérieux. Moderna plans to revolutionize drug manufacturing by developing a messenger...

Innovations in technology sometimes come in great strides. In the environment of young startups often dealing in social media or apps, Theranos stood out. Their innovative idea in the diagnostic lab industry stood out. They looked to revolutionize the industry and many investors road the...

Anchor Diagnostics is now Captiva Lab! October 22, 2018 Charlotte, NC. In a collaborative effort to better serve the needs of healthcare providers, Anchor Diagnostics and Captiva Lab are excited to announce their merger. Together, both teams bring over thirty years of combined experience, dedication, and professionalism as...

Captiva will be attending several national conferences over the next month. Our representatives will be there to talk about our services and how they can assist behavioral health treatment. We at Captiva Lab believe our services complement and help serve those on the front line...

For most non-drug users, methamphetamine exists as a single substance, a street drug known as meth, crystal, speed, or crank. In the public eye, meth causes rotting teeth, pockmarked or scabbed skin, and erratic behavior, creating an attitude known as tweaking. All of this is...

Urine-based drug tests are among the most popular options for toxicology screenings, offering a fast, easy, and accessible way to test for the most common forms of addictive drugs. Frequently required for everything from job applications to medical school admissions, urine tests are standard and...

Captiva will be at several national conferences over the next month. Our representatives will be there to explain our services along with industry leaders addressing the opioid crisis. We at Captiva Lab believe our services complement and help serve those on the front line of...