Issue No 11+12/2010

Clin. Lab. 2010;56:581-583 Abstract SHORT COMMUNICATION

New Identification Characteristics of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus on Chromogenic Culture Media

by Sigi Van den Wijngaert, Olivier Vandenberg, Robert Scheen, Mireille Husson, Anne Dediste
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:505-512 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

A Quick Statistically Accurate Diagnosis for Caries Risk in the Elderly

by Hidenobu Senpuku, Hideo Miyazaki, Saori Yoneda, Akihiro Yoshihara, Akio Tada
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:513-518 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Serum Total Homocystein, Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels and their Correlation with Antipsychotic Drug Doses in Adult Male Patients with Chronic Schizophrenia

by Esin Eren, Ayşenur Yeğin, Necat Yilmaz, Hasan Herken
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:519-526 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Are Autoantibodies Against the β1-adrenergic Receptor Markers for Dilated Cardiomyopathy?

by Ragna Arndt-Marić, Herbert Nägele, Gabriele Schewe, Arno Kromminga
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:527-534 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Utility of ProGRP Determinations in Cancer Patients

by Ewa Wojcik, Urszula Rychlik, Piotr Skotnicki, Jerzy Jakubowicz, Jan Kanty Kulpa
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:535-542 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Validation of Functional Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3 Measurement by a Ligand Immunoassay

by M. Langkamp, K. Weber, M. Kirschner, L. Pridzun, M.B. Ranke
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:585-589 Abstract SHORT COMMUNICATION

Heparinase-Modified Thrombelastometry: Inactivation of Heparin in Plasma Samples

by Gerhard Cvirn, Erwin Tafeit, Gerd Hoerl, Michaela Janschitz, Thomas Wagner, Guenther Juergens, Martin Koestenberger
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:543-546 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

ELISA on Saliva Samples for the Detection of Anti-Hydatid Cyst Antibodies

by Meriem Benabid, Yousr Galai, Ramzi Nouira, Nissaf Ben Alaya, Aida Bouratbine, Karim Aoun
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:547-552 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Comparison of Isotopic and Immunoenzymatic Methods for Folate and Vitamin B12 Determination

by Stéphanie Badiou, Sophie Bariolet, Chrisléne Laurens, Nadine Aillaud, Anne-Sophie Bargnoux, Denis Mariano-Goulart, Anne-Marie Dupuy, Jean Paul Cristol
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:553-557 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Types and Frequencies of Pre-analytical Mistakes in the First JCI:2002 Accredited Hospital in Turkey

by Nilgun Tekkesin, Cumhur Kilinc, Kenan Keskin
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:577-580 Abstract CASE REPORT

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia with Associated λ-light-chain and IgG λ Paraproteins Simulating a Biclonal Gammopathy

by Salvatore Guastafierro, Maria Celentano, Cristina Cuomo, Umberto Falcone
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:559-567 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Maternal and Fetal PROGINS Progesterone Receptor Polymorphism Reduces the Risk for Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

by Markus Alter, Thiemo Pfab, Florian Guthmann, Aline Burdack, Nina Kempiners, Philipp Kalk, Berthold Hocher
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:569-576 Abstract ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Mechanical Agitation During the in vitro Culture of Human Pre-Implantation Embryos Drastically Increases the Pregnancy Rate

by Evgenia Isachenko, Robert Maettner, Vladimir Isachenko, Steffen Roth, Rolf Kreienberg, Karl Sterzik
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:591-595 Abstract SHORT COMMUNICATION

Trends in the Prevalence of Transfusion-Transmissible Infections Among Blood Donors in Albania

by Vjollca Durro, Andi Koraqi, Sadik Saliasi
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:597-599 Abstract SHORT COMMUNICATION

Multi-Centre Observational Study of Spurious Hyperkalaemia Due to EDTA Contamination

by Michael P. Cornes, Fraser Davidson, Lucy Darwin, Chris Gay, Mark Redpath, Jenna L. Waldron, Clare Ford, Rousseau Gama
Clin. Lab. 2010;56:601-602 Abstract LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Human Epydidimis Protein 4 (HE4): Could it be Useful in the Diagnosis of Vulvar Cancer?

by M. Montagnana, G. Lippi, E. Danese, O. Ruzzenente, M. Franchi, G. C. Guidi