Issue No 01+02/2007


Results from a Multicenter Evaluation of the 4th Generation Elecsys® Troponin T assay

by D. Hermsen, F. Apple, L. Garcia-Beltran, A. Jaffe, B. Karon, E. Lewandrowski, A. Mühlbacher, R. Müller, J. Ordonez, F. Pagani, M. Panteghini, T. Plecko, J. Jarausch

Semiquantitative Measurement of Drugs in Urine Samples and Measurement of Pharmaceutical Active Substances in Serum Samples Using the Beckman Coulter Synchron LX20® PRO Clinical System

by Harald König, Heiko-Gundmar Lestin, Thomas Brinkmann, Manfred Augsten, Bernhard Kotira

Evaluation of the VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System in a Large Pediatric Laboratory

by Kurt Herkner, Rosmarie Reiter-Reisacher, Oswald Sonntag

Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene Polymorphisms in Burkina Faso: Impact on Plasma Fasting Homocysteine and after Methionine Loading Test

by Andrea Angius, Jacques Simpore, Ivana Persico, Alessandro Sassu, Dionigio Antonio Prodi, Salvatore Musumeci

NT-proBNP in Monitoring Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure

by Bssam M. Al-Meslmani, Sahar K. Fahoum, Marwan G. Shamia

Emergence of New Variant Rotavirus G3 among Infants and Children with Acute Gastroenteritis in Japan during 2003-2004

by Tung Gia Phan, Quang Duy Trinh, Pattara Khamrin, Kunio Kaneshi, Yuichi Ueda Shigekazu Nakaya, Shuichi Nishimura, Kumiko Sugita, Tadashi Nishimura, Atsuko Yamamoto, Sayaka Takanashi, Fumihiro Yagyu, Shoko Okitsu, Hiroshi Ushijima

C-reactive Protein Associated with Coronary Artery Disease in Iranian Patients with Angiographically Defined Coronary Artery Disease

by Seyyed Mohammad Reza Kazemi-Bajestani, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Mahmoud Ebrahimi, Mohsen Moohebati, Habib-Allah Esmaeili, Gordon A. A. Ferns

Diagnostic Yield of Blood Clot Culture in the Accurate Diagnosis of Enteric Fever and Human Brucellosis

by Basappa G. Mantur, Laxman H. Bidari, Aravind S. Akki, Mallanna S. Mulimani, Nitin V. Tikare

Inflammation and Hemostasis: A Bidirectional Interaction

by Massimo Franchini, Dino Veneri, Giuseppe Lippi

Maternal Vitamin B12 and the Risk of Fetal Neural Tube Defects in Egyptian Patients

by Khaled R. Gaber, Mona K. Farag, Somaya E.T Soliman, Hala T. El-Bassyouni, Ghada El-Kamah

Discovery of a New Drug - From Target Identification to Ultra-High-Throughput Screening

by Stefan Golz, Jörg Hüser

Differentiation Potential of Adult Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

by Andreas Pansky, Barbara Roitzheim, Edda Tobiasch

Vitamin D3-24-Hydroxylase (CYP24) as a Potential Target for Intervention with Diabetic and Nondiabetic Nephropathy

by Hans Weiher, Ralf M. Zwacka