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1. Review of the use of liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in clinical laboratories: part I-development.

The process of method development for a diagnostic assay based on liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) involves several disparate technologies and specialties. Additionally, method development details are typically not disclosed in journal publications. Method developers may...

Author(s) : Rappold, B. A.

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.2 pp.121-140 ref.149

2. Clinical practice guidelines for pre-analytical procedures of plasma epidermal growth factor receptor variant testing.

Standardization of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing processes is necessary to obtain clinically reliable results. The pre-analytical phase of cfDNA testing greatly influences the results because of the low proportion and stability of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA). In this review, we provide...

Author(s) : Shin Saeam; Woo HyeIn; Kim JongWon; Kim Yoonjung; Lee KyungA

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.2 pp.141-149 ref.41

3. What should you do when you suspect a client is a victim of spousal abuse?

Author(s) : Culjat-Vukman, E.

Publisher : BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : In Practice 2021 Vol.43 No.2 pp.117-118

4. Remote testing: sensory test during Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Restrictions adopted by many countries in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic had severe consequences on the management of sensory and consumer testing that strengthened the tendency to move data collection out of the laboratory. Remote sensory testing, organized at the assessor's home or workplace and...

Author(s) : Dinnella, C.; Pierguidi, L.; Spinelli, S.; Borgogno, M.; Gallina Toschi, T.; Predieri, S.; Lavezzi, G.; Trapani, F.; Tura, M.; Magli, M.; Bendini, A.; Monteleone, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Quality and Preference 2022 Vol.96 ref.28

5. The association between air pollutants and hippocampal volume from magnetic resonance imaging: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Growing epidemiological evidence suggests that air pollution may increase the risk of cognitive decline and neurodegenerative disease. A hallmark of neurodegeneration and an important diagnostic biomarker is volume reduction of a key brain structure, the hippocampus. We aimed to investigate the...

Author(s) : Balboni, E.; Filippini, T.; Crous-Bou, M.; Guxens, M.; Erickson, L. D.; Vinceti, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.63

6. HBM4EU chromates study - overall results and recommendations for the biomonitoring of occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium.

Exposure to hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] may occur in several occupational activities, e.g., welding, Cr(VI) electroplating and other surface treatment processes. The aim of this study was to provide EU relevant data on occupational Cr(VI) exposure to support the regulatory risk assessment and...

Author(s) : Santonen, T.; Porras, S. P.; Bocca, B.; Bousoumah, R.; Duca, R. C.; Galea, K. S.; Godderis, L.; Göen, T.; Hardy, E.; Iavicoli, I.; Janasik, B.; Jones, K.; Leese, E.; Leso, V.; Louro, H.; Majery, N.; Ndaw, S.; Pinhal, H.; Ruggieri, F.; Silva, M. J.; Nieuwenhuyse, A. van; Verdonck, J.; Viegas, S.; Wasowicz, W.; Sepai, O.; Scheepers, P. T. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.54

7. Clinical evaluation of the automated Abbott RealTime SARS-CoV-2, Alinity m SARS-CoV-2, and Alinity m Resp-4-Plex assays.

Background: Detection of SARS-CoV-2 infections relies on the use of sensitive, accurate and high throughput RT-PCR assays. Objectives: We assessed the analytical performance of the Abbott RealTime SARS-CoV-2 (RT-SARS), Alinity m SARS-CoV-2 (AlinSARS) assays and compared the clinical performance of...

Author(s) : Ehret, R.; Breuer, S.; Dhein, J.; Reinhardt, B.; Obermeier, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.24

8. Development of a rapid, internally controlled, two target, real-time RT-PCR for detection of measles virus.

Vaccination has greatly reduced global measles incidence, however measles remains endemic in many regions worldwide. Measles surveillance relies on high performance molecular detection of the virus. We have developed and validated a multiplex rRT-PCR assay for the detection of measles virus. The...

Author(s) : Zubach, V.; Severini, A.; Hiebert, J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.18

9. Development of diagnostic systems for wide range and highly sensitive detection of two waterborne hepatitis viruses from groundwater using the conventional reverse transcription nested PCR assay.

Waterborne epidemics of human hepatitis virus A and E (HAV and HEV) have been reported worldwide. Molecular biology techniques, such as reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), have been widely used to detect the two hepatitis viruses. However, comparative studies of various types...

Author(s) : Bae KyungSeon; Lee Siwon; Lee JinYoung; Kim JiHye; Joo YounLee; Lee SooHyung; Chung HyenMi; You KyungA

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.24

10. Eco-epidemiology of vectorial Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in a region of northeast Brazil.

Chagas disease (CD) is a parasitic zoonosis endemic in Brazil. Despite virtual control of Triatoma infestans, the main domesticated vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, vectorial transmission by other triatomine species persists in some rural communities. This study aims to characterize triatomines role in ...

Author(s) : Santos, F.; Magalhães-Junior, J. T.; Carneiro, I. de O.; Santos, F. L. N.; Silva, Â. A. O.; Novais, J. M. C. B.; Santos, J. S. S.; Ribeiro-, G., Jr.; Reis, M. G.; Franke, C. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.56

11. Comparison of the multi-epitope recombinant antigen DIPOL and hydatid fluid for the diagnosis of patients with cystic echinococcosis.

The use of serological tests containing multiple immunodominant antigens rather than single antigens have the potential to improve the diagnostic performance in Cystic Echinococcoses (CE) as a complement tool to clear the inconclusive imaging data. Here, we comparatively evaluated the diagnostic...

Author(s) : Ozturk, E. A.; Manzano-Román, R.; Sánchez-Ovejero, C.; Caner, A.; Angin, M.; Gunduz, C.; Karaman, Ü.; Altintas, N.; Bozkaya, H.; Unalp, O.; Dokumcu, Z.; Divarci, E.; Casulli, A.; Altintas, N.; Siles-Lucas, M.; Unver, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

12. Short-term associations between barbecue fumes and respiratory health in young adults.

Background: Epidemiological studies have associated biomass combustion with (respiratory) morbidity and mortality, primarily in indoor settings. Barbecuing results in high outdoor air pollution exposures, but the health effects are unknown. Objective: The objective was to investigate short-term...

Author(s) : Lenssen, E. S.; Pieters, R. H. H.; Nijmeijer, S. M.; Oldenwening, M.; Meliefste, K.; Hoek, G.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.71

13. Comparison of the automated fluorescent immunoassay system with Roche Elecsys and Beckman Coulter Access 2 assays for anti-Müllerian hormone measurement.

Background: Since 2017, automated assays have been used in most clinical laboratories for anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level measurement. We evaluated the analytical performance of the newly developed automated fluorescent immunoassay system (AFIAS) AMH assay (Boditech Med, Gangwon-do, Korea) in...

Author(s) : Han Aera; Suh Borum; Yi Gwang; Lee YooJin; Kim SungEun

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.47-53 ref.18

14. Performance comparison of five SARS-CoV-2 antibody assays for seroprevalence studies.

Background: Seroprevalence studies of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, including asymptomatic and past infections, are important to estimate the scale of the disease outbreak and to establish quarantine measures. We evaluated the clinical performance of severe acute respiratory syndrome...

Author(s) : Park Younhee; Hong KiHo; Lee SuKyung; Hyun Jungwon; Oh EunJee; Lee Hyukmin; Lee Jaehyeon; Song SangHoon; Kee SeungJung; Kwon GyeCheol; Kim SuHwan; Do HyeonNam; Kim AhRa; Lee JuneWoo; Kim SungSoon; Kim HyunSoo

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.71-78 ref.21

15. Clinical performance of two automated immunoassays, EliA CTD Screen and QUANTA Flash CTD Screen Plus, for antinuclear antibody screening.

Background: Recently, two fully automated immunoassays for antinuclear antibody (ANA) screening were introduced: EliA CTD Screen (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Freiburg, Germany) and QUANTA Flash CTD Screen Plus (Inova Diagnostics, San Diego, USA). We evaluated their clinical performance in comparison...

Author(s) : Yoon SuMi; Moon HeeWon; Kim, H.; Hur, M.; Yun YeoMin

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.63-70 ref.28

16. Clinical utility of methylation-specific multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification for the diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome and Angelman syndrome.

Background: Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Angelman syndrome (AS) are genomic imprinting disorders that are mainly caused by a deletion on 15q11-q13, the uniparental disomy of chromosome 15, or an imprinting defect. We evaluated the utility of methylation-specific multiplex ligation-dependent...

Author(s) : Kim Boram; Park Yongsook; Cho SungIm; Kim ManJin; Seong MoonWoo; Park SungSup; Kim JiYeon; Chae JongHee

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.79-88 ref.28

17. Prevalence of a single-nucleotide variant of SARS-CoV-2 in Korea and its impact on the diagnostic sensitivity of the Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay.

The sensitivity of molecular diagnostics could be affected by nucleotide variants in pathogen genes, and the sites affected by such variants should be monitored. We report a single-nucleotide variant (SNV) in the nucleocapsid (N) gene of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), ...

Author(s) : Hong KiHo; In JiWon; Lee Jaehyeon; Kim SoYeon; Lee KyoungAh; Kim Seunghyun; An Yeoungim; Lee Donggeun; Sung Heungsup; Kim JaeSeok; Lee Hyukmin

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.96-99 ref.12

18. Clinical evaluation of the rapid STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag test for the screening of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

Standard tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) detect the presence of viral RNA using real-time reverse transcription (rRT)-PCR. Recently, convenient, rapid, and relatively inexpensive SARS-CoV-2 antigen (Ag) detection methods have been developed. The STANDARD Q...

Author(s) : Kim HyungWoo; Park Mikyoung; Lee JongHo

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.1 pp.100-104 ref.19

19. Deep sequencing of hepatitis B virus using Ion Torrent fusion primer method.

Background: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is worldwide a major cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Thousands of years ago, several HBV genotypes (A-I) evolved and have, as a result of human migration, become globally disseminated. Sequencing of HBV is used for genotyping, and ...

Author(s) : Ringlander, J.; Andersson, M. E.; Prakash, K.; Larsson, S. B.; Lindh, M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.24

20. Diagnostic characteristics of urinary red blood cell distribution incorporated in UF-5000 for differentiation of glomerular and non-glomerular hematuria.

Background: Automated urine sediment analysis has been developed to address the limitations of microscopic examination of dysmorphic red blood cells (RBCs). We evaluated the urinary RBC distribution (URD) parameter of a recently launched automated urinary flow cytometry analyzer, UF-5000 (Sysmex,...

Author(s) : Cho Hanwool; Yoo Jaeeun; Kim Hyunjung; Jang Hyunsik; Kim Yonggoo; Chae Hyojin

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.2 pp.160-168 ref.21

21. Diagnosis of Balamuthia mandrillaris encephalitis by thymine-adenine cloning using universal eukaryotic primers.

Background: Identifying the causal pathogen of encephalitis remains a clinical challenge. A 50-year-old man without a history of neurological disease was referred to our department for the evaluation of an intracranial lesion observed on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, and the...

Author(s) : Kim JuYeong; Yi MyungHee; Kim Myungjun; Yeom JoonSup; Yoo HyunDong; Kim SeongMin; Yong TaiSoon

Publisher : Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic

Journal article : Annals of Laboratory Medicine 2022 Vol.42 No.2 pp.196-202 ref.26

22. The developed molecular biological identification tools for mycetoma causative agents: an update.

Mycetoma is a chronic granulomatous inflammatory disease that is caused either by bacteria or fungi. Bacterial mycetoma (actinomycetoma) can be caused by various causative agents of the genera Nocardia, Streptomyces and Actinomadura. On the other hand, fungal mycetoma (eumycetoma) is most commonly...

Author(s) : Siddig, E. E.; Verbon, A.; Bakhiet, S.; Fahal, A. H.; Sande, W. W. J. van de

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.many

23. Pooled testing with replication as a mass testing strategy for the COVID-19 pandemics.

During the COVID-19 pandemic it is essential to test as many people as possible, in order to detect early outbreaks of the infection. Present testing solutions are based on the extraction of RNA from patients using oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal swabs, and then testing with real-time PCR for the...

Author(s) : Žilinskas, J.; Lančinskas, A.; Guarracino, M. R.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.2 ref.11

24. Development of a visible loop mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Bacillus anthracis.

Distressing effects on animal and human health with lethal progression, being used as bioweapon and shared features with non-pathogenic bacteria demands sensitive, specific, safe, cost effective and rapid detection methods for anthrax causing organisms. Conventional microbiology based diagnostics...

Author(s) : Upadhyay, L.; Chaturvedi, V. K.; Gupta, P. K.; Sunita, S. C.; Sumithra, T. G.; Prusty, B. R.; Yadav, A. K.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Biologicals 2021 Vol.69 pp.59-65

25. A novel highly sensitive soy aptasensor for antigen β-conglycinin determination.

β-Conglycinin, composed of three subunits (α', α and β), is the main allergen of soy protein which can cause severe allergic reactions, such as diarrhea, decreased growth performance and even death. Among them, the β subunit is more stable and difficult to remove, being one of the main nutritional...

Author(s) : Li GuoHui; Wei YaFeng; Ma LiZhou; Mao Yin; Ab RanXun; Deng Yu

Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Analytical Methods 2021 Vol.13 No.27 pp.3059-3067