Annals of Laboratory Medicine
Annals of Laboratory Medicine (http://www.annlabmed.org) is published by Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (http://www.kslm.org/eng/). This journal publishes Original Articles, Case Reports, Brief Communications, Letters to the Editor, Review, Editorials, Corrections, and Correspondence about new and important subjects of laboratory medicine related to the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are scientific, original, ethical and academically significant.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 95~192
Editorials
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologic Agents in the Era of Precision Medicine
Soo-Youn Lee , M.D., Ph.D.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 95-96  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.95 PDF
Hepcidin and Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin as a Biomarker for Acute Kidney Injury Linked Iron Metabolism
Sun Young Cho, M.D., Ph.D. and Mina Hur et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 97-98  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.97 PDF
From Genetic Testing to Treatment and Prevention of BRCA-Related Breast Cancer
Chang-Seok Ki, M.D., Ph.D.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 99-100  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.99 PDF
Review Articles
Laboratory Monitoring of Biological Therapies in Rheumatology: The Role of Immunogenicity
Maurizio Benucci, M.D., Valentina Grossi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 101-113  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.101 PDF
BRCA1/BRCA2 Pathogenic Variant Breast Cancer: Treatment and Prevention Strategies
Anbok Lee, M.D, Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 114-121  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.114 PDF
Original Articles
Performance Evaluation of Body Fluid Cellular Analysis Using the Beckman Coulter UniCel DxH 800, Sysmex XN-350, and UF-5000 Automated Cellular Analyzers
Jooyoung Cho, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 122-130  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.122 PDF
Urinary Biomarkers may Complement the Cleveland Score for Prediction of Adverse Kidney Events After Cardiac Surgery: A Pilot Study
Christian Albert, M.D., Michael Haase et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 131-141  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.131 PDF
Evaluation of the QuantaMatrix Multiplexed Assay Platform for Molecular Diagnosis of Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Using Clinical Strains Isolated in Myanmar
Yunhee Chang, B.S., Seoyong Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 142-147  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.142 PDF
Clinical Validity of Next-Generation Sequencing Multi-Gene Panel Testing for Detecting Pathogenic Variants in Patients With Hereditary Breast-Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Jaeeun Yoo, M.D., Gun Dong Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 148-154  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.148 PDF
Original Articles
Upregulated Long Noncoding RNA LINC01234 Predicts Unfavorable Prognosis for Colorectal Cancer and Negatively Correlates With KLF6 Expression
Xiao Jiang, M.S., Qiaoying Zhu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 155-163  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.155 PDF
Brief Communications
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Colonization in Intensive Care Units
Young Ah Kim, M.D., Yoon Soo Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 164-168  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.164 PDF
Diagnostic Performance of the GENEDIA MTB/NTM Detection Kit for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria With Sputum Specimens
Sunghwan Shin, M.D., In Young Yoo et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 169-173  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.169 PDF
Letter to the Editor
A Rare Case of Primary Myelofibrosis With a Solitary 1q Triplication
Jin-Hong Kim, M.D., Duck-An Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 174-176  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.174 PDF
First Case of Nosocomial Fungemia Caused by Candida melibiosica
Ha Jin Lim, M.D., O-Jin Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 177-179  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.177 PDF
Whole-Genome Analysis of blaCTX-M-55-Carrying Escherichia coli Among Pigs, Farm Environment, and Farm Workers
Young Ah Kim, M.D., Hyunsoo Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 180-183  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.180 PDF
First Report of Tenosynovitis Caused by Mycobacterium virginiense in Korea
Suhyun Oh, M.D., Keun Hwa Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 184-186  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.184 PDF
Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Population of Puerto Rico: An Observational Study
Raisa I. Balbuena-Merle, M.D., Cruz M. Nazario-Delgado et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 187-189  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.187 PDF
Extended Red Blood Cell Phenotype Matching Is Dependent on Ethnicity and Specificity of RBC Alloantibodies
Hyun-Young Kim, M.D., Yoo Na Chung et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 190-192  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.2.190 PDF